We are seeking to fill an Editorial Assistant position in the Peer Review Management team, within the UK Journals Editorial Department. This is an entry level position and an ideal first job within the academic publishing industry. We are looking for somebody who wants to take their first (or second) step in academic publishing and there are opportunities for career development for individuals looking to establish themselves within the industry.
You will sit within a small team of fellow assistants, reporting to the Senior Peer Review Manager. You will be responsible for overseeing the peer review process of a varied list of subscription and open access journals using our primary manuscript submission tracking system, ScholarOne. In addition, as part of the peer review management team you will use your new-found expertise of peer review processes and publication ethics to advise colleagues across the department and to propose and develop internal and external guidelines and resources.
Please note that this role does not involve proofreading or editing.
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