Associate Editor / Editor, Biomedicine, Beijing, China

Location
Beijing, China
Reporting Line
Report to the Senior Editor (Medicine, Biomedicine & Life Sciences), Beijing
Functions and Duties
▪ Actively build up author/editor/reviewer network among scientific community.
▪ Keep abreast of the latest development of responsible subject areas, focus on emerging or hot topics as well as interdisciplinary researches.
▪ Plan, acquire and manage Editorial Projects with Chinese authors/editors directly or in cooperation with Chinese partners. Editorial Projects include journals, books, proceedings and electronic products.
▪ Be responsible for the quality of the Editorial Projects, including metadata, academic content, language, layout, etc.
▪ Work closely with the editors in the GPU by subject disciplines to achieve the targets assigned by the company.
▪ Help present Springer’s overall biomedicine program at conference exhibits in China.
Requirements
▪ Scientific editorial/publishing experience, including contact with editors, authors and reviewers desirable.
▪ Experience of developing and maintaining productive and friendly relations/partnerships with academic and industry-based scientists.
▪ Preferably experience of presenting information to and conducting discussions with senior academics and representatives of organisations (e.g. learned societies, libraries).
▪ Preferred a master degree or PhD in life sciences or medicine. Further experience of the research environment is desirable.
▪ Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Mandarin.
▪ Ready to travel within China.
▪ Strong organizational skills, detail orientation, and capability of handling multiple priorities.
▪ High motivation with a sense of self-discipline and entrepreneurial interests.
▪ Experience of living / working in a foreign country outside China preferable.
Potential candidates who meet our requirements may apply with a cover letter and full resume in both English and Chinese stating your current and expected salaries, availability and contact details to hr.bj@springer.com.
Please quote the Associate Editor / Editor (Biomedicine) under your email subject and submit your application in PDF format.