Assistant Editor

Organization Overview

MDPI is an academic open access publisher based in Basel, Switzerland, and was initially founded in 1996 to collect and preserve rare chemical research samples. To support the samples project, MDPI started the journal Molecules the same year. Since 1996, MDPI has grown into a publishing house with over 200 journals and further offices in Beijing and Wuhan (China), Barcelona (Spain) and Belgrade (Serbia). MDPI is backed by over 43,100 academic editors and scientists worldwide.

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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