Springer Nature

Associate Editor, BMC Medicine

BioMed Central

London, United Kingdom; New york, United States

Associate Editor, BMC Medicine
Location: London or New York
Closing Date: 27th August 2019

BMC Medicine is an ambitious flagship journal of BMC, publishing research and reviews on important advances across medical research aimed at understanding, diagnosing and treating disease. The editorial team prides itself on providing an excellent service to authors, reviewers and readers.

We are now looking for an Associate Editor to join the BMC Medicine editorial team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the editorial mission of BMC Medicine, working as part of a dynamic team of editors who assess manuscripts, commission content and travel internationally to promote the journal.

Job Duties
Assessing manuscripts for advance, interest level and scientific content
Identifying peer reviewers and managing the peer review process
Developing expertise in one or more scientific areas within the journal’s scope
Commissioning and editing content such as Reviews, Opinions and Research Highlights
Attending conferences and carrying out institute visits to represent the journal
Promotion of the journal via social media and suggesting articles for press releases and marketing
Contributing to journal strategy and policies
Helping to monitor journal performance
Other duties as required by manager

Job Requirements
A PhD, MD, or equivalent experience, in a relevant area
Broad scientific interests in areas relevant to the journal
Excellent written communication skills
Confident verbal communicator (by phone, in person, in groups)
Good attention to detail
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Enthusiastic and collegial team player
Willing to travel internationally to represent the journal at conferences
Awareness of current challenges and opportunities in scientific publishing

Please apply via recruiter’s website.