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Chief Editor (m/f/d), Communications Engineering (new journal launch)
Location: London, Berlin, New York or Shanghai
Closing date: February 22nd 2021
Springer Nature is looking for a Chief Editor to launch and set the overall editorial scope and strategy for a major new open-access engineering journal that spans all areas of research within engineering and the applied sciences – Communications Engineering. This journal will complement our existing Nature Portfolio open-access titles, Nature Communications and Scientific Reports, as well as the Communications journals including Communications Materials, Communications Physics and Communications Chemistry.
This is a high-profile role within a fast-growing and strategically vital area of the Springer Nature open-access portfolio. It offers the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to truly shape the direction of a new journal as Chief Editor and act as the ambassador for the journal through engagement with the global engineering community. The successful candidate will report to the Editorial Director and will play a crucial role helping to set and monitor the editorial scope and strategy for the journal, maximizing the visibility, standing and quality of the journal and the impact of the content it publishes. You will recruit and manage an internal and external editorial team, and therefore the ability to form and lead a collaborative and focused team is crucial to the role and to ensuring the fast development of the journal.
This role is located in our London, Berlin, New York or Shanghai office. The position is offered on a permanent, full-time basis.
For Berlin candidates we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Terms for Berlin
Working Hours: Full-time (37 hours/week)
Company: Springer Nature AG & Co. KGaA
Contact: Barbara Thorwarth, HR Manager Berlin
To Apply: Applicants should include a CV, a covering letter explaining their interest in the post and their preferred office of employment, and a vision statement for the journal of no more than 1,000 words.
Closing date: 22nd February 2021.
Please apply using our online application system.
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