Assistant Editor

Reference number
706/2021
Date of addition
27.07.2021
Expiry date
31.12.2022
Type of offer
Praca stała
Category
Biotechnologie/Chemia
Inżynieria/Branże techniczne
Nauka/Badania
Ochrona środowiska
Place of work
Małopolskie
Name of the company
MDPI
Profile of the company

About MDPI Poland
A pioneer in scholarly open access publishing, MDPI has supported academic communities since 1996. Our mission is to foster open scientific exchange in all forms across all disciplines. We operate more than 300 diverse, peer-reviewed, open access journals supported by over 35,500 academic editors. MDPI is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland with additional offices in Europe, Asia and North America. To support and strengthen our constant growth in the world of scientific publishing, we opened our newest MDPI office in Europe, located in Krakow, Poland. We are currently looking to hire young graduates who share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing. This is also a great opportunity to start a first job in a dynamic multinational company which offers various career development opportunities to talented, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals. We look forward to welcoming energetic new members to our Krakow office.

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Requirements and skills

Your profile

  • Master degree or PhD degree
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong English skills in written and spoken language
  • Ability to multi-task, attention to detail
  • Experience with scholarly publishing would be beneficial
  • Poland residence permit
Main responsibilities

Job Summary
This is an office-based full-time position in Krakow, suitable for newly graduated. You would start out as an Editorial Trainee, working in close collaboration with our Managing Editors, based in other countries, learning how to process papers properly from submission to publication. Once you have successfully completed your six-month traineeship you will be appointed as Assistant Editor. No previous editorial experience is required and you will be trained in this type of work. You should share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing. Depending on your scientific background you will be assigned to work on journals related to your field. We are looking for Editors educated in all scientific fields.

Responsibilities

  • Support the editorial process for academic research journals in your domain of expertise
  • Organize the peer-review process for submitted manuscripts and coordinate editorial decisions
  • Handle email communication between the parties involved in the publication process
  • Collaborate with other members of the editorial team and production team
Benefits
  • Employment contract, full time
  • Salary: PLN 4900 gross
How to apply

Questions and Application Please send your application letter and CV by E-Mail to hr-poland@mdpi.com  or apply via our career page: https://mdpipoland.teamtailor.com/jobs/970720-assistant-editor 

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