Research Topic Specialist

Recruiter
FRONTIERS
Location
London
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Topic Specialist

London, England, United Kingdom Editorial Office

DESCRIPTION

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 ).

Responsibilities

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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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