Posted on:
28 January 2019
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Our client, a leading open access publisher, requires a new Publishing Editor (Research Integrity).

Reporting to the Head of Research Integrity as part of the Publishing team in the London office your tasks will include:

  • Contributing to Publishing and Research Integrity projects
  • Preparing and editing correction and retraction notices
  • Screening and editing Letters to the Editor
  • Preparing reports for institutions and contacting them
  • Consulting editorial board members
  • Contacting other journals/publishers
  • Checking plagiarism and figure duplication/manipulation
  • Investigations of authors, reviewers, editors, and Special Issues
  • Monitoring public channels for concerns about published articles
  • Cover for the Head of Research Integrity
  • Monitoring the workload of the Research Integrity team

Skills & Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the publishing industry
  • Degree in a scientific discipline
  • Exposure to or awareness of research integrity/publication ethics
  • Experience in a customer-facing role or using CRM software is preferred.
  • An interest in Open Access publishing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with attention to detail
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem-solving in daily tasks
  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy
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