Assistant Editor

United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 28, 2022

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The Materials Science & Physics group of Wiley is offering an Assistant Editor position based in the United States for its portfolio of internationally renowned journals. (e.g Advanced Materials, Annalen der Physik, Small, Advanced Science).

Applicants for the position should have a broad interest in scholarly publishing with a PhD in an area related to chemistry, physics, and material sciences. International postdoctoral experience and previous research experience in theoretical or experimental physics research would be beneficial. They should be self-motivated, have excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, flexible, and have an excellent command of the English language.

Applicants should send in their full CV with a cover letter describing their suitability for the posts.

How you will make an impact:
  • Managing the peer-review procedures for the article submitted to our material sciences and physics journals, including final decisions.
  • Be responsible of development of journal content and contact with authors and referees from all over the world.
  • Recruiting exciting science and review material

We are looking for people who:
  • Have a Ph.D. in materials sciences, physics, chemistry and adjacent disciplines. Research background in theoretical or experimental physics advantageous.
  • Have strong negotiation/interpersonal skills to interact effectively with reviewers, authors, and noted scientific authorities.
  • Have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a diverse, global team.
  • Have excellent organizational and time-management skills, creativity, willingness to experiments, highly motivated and achievement-oriented individuals.
  • Have a broad interest in scholarly and digital publishing trends.
  • Have familiarity with social media tools, text and graphics computer

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.

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