Interested in a career in scientific publishing?

we are offering a position as

Assistant Editor (f/m)

(Ref.-Nr. 30/2013)

in our Physics department in Berlin.

We offer extensive training in scientific publishing in an attractive working environment. The candidate will gain on-the-job experience in many different aspects associated with the production of the high-quality science journal physica status solidi such as managing the scientific peer-review system of articles, editing and preparing manuscripts for content management, writing scientific news, development of journal content, coordination of freelance work as well as compiling marketing materials.

The training period is 12 months, after which adoption into a permanent position may be possible. You will receive focused, on-the job editorial training from experienced staff and will also be made familiar with the related areas of publishing, including production, marketing and finance. Your role will be working in a team with editors where you will enjoy day to day challenges and responsibilities.

Applicants should be self-motivated, innovative, and have the desire to contribute to the further development of a range of our product line. We are looking for candidates with an academic background in the area of solid state physics. As the work involves close ties to authors and scientific editors from all over the world, applicants should have an excellent command of the English language. Furthermore, organizational skills, diplomacy, and flexibility are needed. Accuracy and a keen eye for detail are also essential. Previous publishing experience is not required but you should have good interpersonal and communication skills, good scientific judgment, and a strong commitment to the communication of science.

Interested? Then please submit your application to:

Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Human Resources
Rotherstraße 21
10245 Berlin
E-Mail: application@wiley.com