Assistant Editor

Organization Overview

MDPI (www.mdpi.com) is an academic open access publisher based in Basel, Switzerland, founded initially to collect and preserve rare chemical research samples in 1996. To promote the samples collection, MDPI started the free electronic journal Molecules that same year. MDPI is backed by more than 6,500 editorial board members worldwide. Since 1996, MDPI has grown into a publishing house with more than 150 diverse open access journals, with further editorial offices in Beijing and Wuhan (China), Barcelona (Spain) and now starting to hire editors in Belgrade, Serbia. As a member of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics), STM (International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers), and OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association) MDPI enforces rigorous peer-review and adheres to strict ethical policies and standards.

Job Summary:

You would start out as an Editorial Trainee working in close collaboration with our Managing Editors learning how to process papers properly from submission to publication.

You should share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing. We look forward to welcoming energetic new members to our Belgrade office.

Dependent on your scientific background you will be assigned to an according field. We are mostly looking for Editors educated in the following areas: Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Ecology, Geosciences, Mathematics, Social Sciences.

Responsibilities:

Execute editorial work for journals in your domain of expertise, including organizing the review process for manuscripts, overseeing editorial decisions and handling the communication between the parties involved in the publication process.

Your profile:

  • BsC degree or higher
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong English skills in written and spoken language
  • Ability to multi-task, attention to detail
  • Experience with scholarly publishing beneficial

Questions and Application

Please send your application letter and CV by E-Mail to our HR Team.

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