Career Opportunities: Assistant Editor Positions in Germany

by | May 24, 2016

Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH’s Materials Science journals are looking for Assistant Editors in Weinheim and Berlin (f/m).

Wiley is a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medial, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners.  The company’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH’s Materials Science journals is looking for

an Assistant Editor (f/m) in Weinheim, and in Berlin

As an Assistant Editor for Wiley’s materials science, polymer, and physics journals, which include leading titles such as Advanced Materials, Small, and Macromolecular Rapid Communications, you will gain on-the-job experience in many different aspects of publishing. You will be involved in activities including the acquisition and development of journal and magazine content (both print and online), peer review management, the commercial development of journal services, and interaction with authors and referees from all over the world. You will also contribute to the content and development of our news site Materials Views.

Applicants for the position should have a broad interest in chemistry, materials science, polymer science, physics, and life sciences, preferably with a PhD in materials science, chemistry, physics, or a related field. Applicants must be self-motivated, have excellent organizational, time management and communication skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, and be flexible. Familiarity with text and graphics computer applications as well as social media and web editing tools, including experience with XML and HTML editing, is required.  Applicants should have a good understanding of the peer review process (for example, having been previously involved as an editor, author, or reviewer). Previous experience with journal and manuscript handling systems would be an advantage. Excellent command of the English language is required; fluency in German and previous publishing/scientific news writing experience would be advantageous.

There are positions available in Weinheim and Berlin. We offer competitive financial and career rewards, training, and career development. For details of both positions, please click the links below.

Weinheim: The Editorial Office is based at WILEY-VCH in Weinheim in the Rhein-Neckar area in southwest Germany.  To apply for this position, please click here.

Berlin: The Editorial Office is based at WILEY-VCH in the German capital Berlin.  This temporary position is initially limited to 12 months. To apply for this position, please click here.

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