Research Topic Specialist

11 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Topic Specialist

London, England, United Kingdom Editorial Office


We are looking for three outgoing candidates with a scientific background in Life Sciences, Health or a related field to execute editorial initiatives aimed at journal growth. These full-time positions in our London office , will provide the successful candidates the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast-paced work environment with an innovative scholarly publisher.

Collaborating closely with the journal teams, the successful candidates will build close relationships with high-level researchers engaging them to organize editorial projects and supporting the development of their editorial project proposals.

Research Topics are themed article collections encompassing recent advancements on a focused research area, organized by leading researchers (for more information see ).


  • Reaching out to high level researchers to engage them in discussion regarding potential editorial projects;
  • Communicating with researchers via phone and email to explain the Research Topic project;
  • Assisting researchers in developing strong Research Topic proposals;
  • Representing Frontiers at conferences and events;
  • Communicating with Chief Editors regarding the evaluation of Research Topic proposals and communicating any feedback to the proposing editors;
  • Reaching targets for the assigned journals.


  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English;
  • An outgoing, collaborative and professional personality;
  • A willingness to work in a fast-paced, target-driven environment;
  • Higher Education background (Master's degree or PhD preferred) ;
  • Prior experience in academic publishing or content acquisition (preferred).

How to apply

Please submit your application in English. Your application should include:

1. A cover letter and resume (as DOC or PDF)

2. The indication of your earliest availability;

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