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Editor - Life Science Journals
Title: Editor - Life Science Journals
Category: Training / Instruction
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £25,001.00 - £35,000.00
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Editor, Life Science Journals


About the role:

Cambridge University Press is looking for an Editor to support the development of the STM Life Sciences journal programme. Through excellent relationship management and as a key member of a dedicated team you will oversee the growth of a number of Cambridge- and proprietor-owned journals in line with their development objectives, and in the framework of an annually revised strategic plan.

You will attend a number of international conferences to manage Editorial Board meetings where you will present reports. You will negotiate contracts and financial arrangements with Society partners and academic editors, and work with a range of in-house colleagues to both coordinate the delivery of agreed objectives and contribute to the development of our business models and services.

About you:

You will be educated to at least degree level (higher degree preferable) or equivalent, ideally in the life sciences, have proven project management competencies, and the ability to multi-task on projects. Experience of working in an STM publishing environment is ideal (or relative academic background, with knowledge of the peer-review process). You will have experience of managing a range of journals.

You will also possess a range of strong behavioural traits, from outstanding attention to detail, to being highly organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills. We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable candidate who can work independently within a global team, and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholder groups across the business.

About Cambridge University Press:

Our global not-for-profit organisation is committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential.

Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.

Why us?

A great central Cambridge location, our office is only a ten minute walk from the train station and guided busway. Benefits include a staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days’ annual leave, subsidised restaurant and café, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans.


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