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Editorial
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Elsevier
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Job purpose:

  • To work with the Publishing team regarding identification, acquisition, management and development of high impact scientific content, helping to generate a content pipeline for new launch journals in Life Sciences.  
  • To establish and maintain close contacts with the scientific community in academia and industry, and to work directly with authors, reviewers and editors to help manage an efficient, rigorous and author friendly peer review process which maintains high professional and scientific standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the peer review process. Regular progress reporting; act as a liaison between the academic editors, authors/reviewers and publishing colleagues.
  • Responsible for building a network of editors, scientific reviewers, and authors in multiple sub-specialties.
  • Responsible for manage the solicitation of journal content in new and emerging life science; commissioning review material and acquiring high impact content.
  • Editorial expansion/innovation in related fields.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Life Sciences; Relevant subject experience. Postgraduate (MSc/PhD) a plus, but not required.
  • Understanding of academic publishing
  • Customer-focused, attentive.
  • Excellent interactive, team working skills and a drive to collaborate across multiple internal departments, ability to connect with a broad range of people as well as to work independently.
  • Flexible, analytical and proactive; ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications.
  • Experience of authoring and the peer review process would be helpful.


This is a superb opportunity for a talented individual to play a critical role in the research community, away from the bench.

Profile:

- Science graduate - PhD ideally (but not essential) - relevant subject background;

- Customer-focussed, attentive.

- Excellent interactive, team working skills while also the ability to work independently

- Flexible, analytical and proactive

- Excellent written and verbal English communications

- Experience of authoring and the peer review process would be helpful

 

Competencies

Elsevier uses the Elsevier Competency Framework. Competencies provide a common language to define the success profile required or desired for a particular job, department or organization. The objective of the Elsevier Competency Framework is to have a single competency framework to increase leadership effectiveness and enable leaders to develop their employees across Elsevier

- Displaying Integrity and Honesty

- Connects the group to the outside world

- Takes Initiative

- Technical/Professional expertise

- Practices Self Development

- Builds Relationships

- Collaboration and teamwork

 

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