Medford, MA, USA
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021

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At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

Wiley has a premier, broad-interest journal serving researchers in the fields of life sciences, called Advanced Biology. The company seeks a talented commissioning editor to implement this initiative. As an acknowledged member of the life sciences community, the Editor will work closely with the Editors-in-Chief to solicit content for this journal. Advanced Biology will be grounded in the forefront of life science research with the mission of providing sustained value in the evolving world of publishing.

How you will make an impact:

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the quality and value of the journal by commissioning articles, analyzing the existing literature to shape the Journal's remit and scope, and working with a strong network of leading researchers who are its authors and peer referees. Networking into an established community of scientists and growing a network is a must.

The Editor will be a full-time Wiley employee and member of our in-house editorial team. He or she will report to the Editors-in-Chief, and collaborate with other internal colleagues in business development, production, and marketing to contribute to the overall publishing strategy of the journal and to Wiley's life science program as a whole.

This journal will publish ground-breaking research from across all areas of life sciences. This title will serve as a voice for the community with an emphasis on transparency and innovation.

We are looking for people who:

The qualified candidate will have a PhD in a life science discipline, postdoctoral research experience, and relevant publications. Candidates from all life sciences background will be considered. He or she will have a thorough understanding of recent trends and developments in the field, with the broad scientific curiosity to investigate emerging areas of research. He or she must also be able to critically evaluate the quality and implications of high impact research manuscripts. The position requires excellent organization, decision making and transparent teamwork, spoken and written communication skills, and the ability to travel globally conducting outreach and nurturing existing contacts while developing new networks.

About Wiley:

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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We are bridging the higher education gap by delivering content solutions in new and innovative ways to enrich the learning experience. We are a proven leader in strategic higher education consulting and partnering with educators and institutions globally to achieve success, and our print and digital solutions enable students and instructors worldwide. We encourage learning to be a continuous, lifelong experience – an integral, essential part of every stage of building a career.

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