Journal Manager – Physics, Chemistry or Biology
AIP Publishing seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic Journal Manager to lead development for a selected group of their prestigious journals.
This exciting and key role involves working as part of a small team within AIP Publishing to steer, alongside each journals’ Editor-in-Chief, the editorial and publishing direction of the journals. Creative solutions and innovative approaches are sought to ensure the journals remain at the cutting edge in both content and presentation.
As a Journal Manager you will have regular interactions with the academic community so you can adapt your journals to the changing needs of their authors and readers as both the research landscape and the publishing industry rapidly evolve. This requires a good understanding of the scientific research process and the ability to engage the academic community of editors and researchers by representing the journals, and AIP Publishing, through international academic conferences and on-site laboratory visits. Therefore the successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and be prepared to travel.
Journal Managers work closely with colleagues in Marketing, Web-Design, Editorial Production and the editors in external editorial offices to monitor and create development plans for each of their journals, acting as the linchpin for driving journal initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD, and relevant experience in scientific publishing, including product development, market research, budgeting, editorial functions and Member Society management. The candidate should be able to work in a collaborative team environment, and have excellent time management and organizational skills as well as the ability to take responsibility, assess complex situations, and work on own initiative.
AIP Publishing offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement and tuition assistance as well as gourmet coffee and onsite fitness center. Our new collaborative office design encourages innovation and creativity with a variety of flexible spaces to suit a variety of working styles. At AIP Publishing, ideas and suggestions are encouraged and valued. Our employees work as a team, using their talents and skills to contribute to the success of the organization and meet the needs of our customers.
AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing’s mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. AIP Publishing’s portfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.
Please submit cover letter and resume at https://publishing.aip.org/careers
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