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Assistant Journals Editor, ESMO Journals Publishing

Employer
Europeas Society for Medical Oncology
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine
Job Type
Editor
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Charity/NGO

ESMO now seeks an Assistant Journal Editor to assist with the Society’s expanding journal portfolio.

Role responsibilities

Scientific tasks:

  • Medical writing for invited reviews or key manuscripts as decided by the journals’ Editorial Boards
  • Networking with key opinion leaders and scoping new content for ESMO journals
  • Communicating with Principal Investigators to encourage submission of work to ESMO journals
  • Coordinating technical review of accepted manuscripts, or manuscripts to be returned for author revision prior to acceptance

Administrative tasks:

  • Administrative support to the editors of the ESMO journals
  • Day-to-day operation of the journals’ online databases; Processing correspondence to and from the editors
  • Maintaining adequate files and records
  • Deputising for the Executive Editor, when required
  • Participating in ESMO meetings as required.

Required basic training and specialization:

  • Higher education qualification (MSc or higher) in life sciences (e.g. degree / nursing qualification)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience of writing, proof-reading and technical/language editing of (scientific) literature
  • Experience of STM journal editorial handling and production, including experience of online handling systems
  • Project management

 

 

 

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