PLOS is a non-profit publisher and advocacy organization with a mission to transform research communication. We are currently looking for several talented Associate Editors to join the PLOS ONE editorial team in our San Francisco, CA office.
The Associate Editor will work with other editors to oversee the editorial process for submissions to PLOS ONE. The role involves a wide array of editorial responsibilities, from daily submission assessments to the development of editorial policies.
The position offers an opportunity for candidates looking for a move from research into Open Access scholarly publishing, as well as those seeking to advance their editorial experience. Applicants should be versatile, able to adapt to fast-paced environments and show a proven interest in editorial matters and the scholarly literature.
We are looking to broaden the skills covered by our editorial team and would particularly welcome candidates with experience in the following areas: physics, computer science and engineering.
Assessing new physics submissions and guiding manuscripts through the review process
Overseeing editorial decisions
Providing support and training to external Academic Editors
Development of editorial policies and processes
Representing PLOS ONE at scientific meetings
Qualifications and Experience
Experience in a scientific research environment
Strong familiarity with the scholarly literature is essential, proven experience in STM journals publishing would be an advantage
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
A degree in Physics or Engineering
A PhD qualification is desirable but not essential
PLOS (founded as the Public Library of Science) is a non-profit publisher and advocacy organization located in San Francisco, CA, USA and Cambridge, UK. PLOS makes scientific research openly available to everyone online, free of embargoes and other restrictions. Our journals accelerate discovery by implementing innovative approaches to the assessment, communication and reuse of research.
PLOS... strives to recruit talented professionals from many backgrounds and disciplines who share a passion for our mission. We offer a dynamic startup culture and open, collaborative work environment together with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
If you’re passionate about making a difference in the dissemination of scientific research, explore PLOS for the next move in your career. For more information about PLOS, visit www.plos.org
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