WILEY-VCH is an international science publisher and part of the John Wiley & Sons Publishing Group. As part of the development of our STM Physical Sciences Division we are offering the following positions:
Commissioning Editor (Books)
Chemical Engineering/Industrial Chemistry
Project Editor (Books)
Assistant Editor (Journals)
As a Commissioning Editor you will be responsible for ensuring the development and growth of our international chemical engineering/industrial chemistry book program. Maintaining contacts with the international scientific community, identifying important topics and authors, and developing a knowledge of the market trends are all requirements for this position.
As a Project Editor you will manage German and English book projects, following their acquisition by the Commissioning Editors, to publication. The work will involve the supervision of authors during all stages of the project. Coordination skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.
As an Assistant Editor for the journals Advanced Materials or Angewandte Chemie you will gain on-the-job experience in many different aspects of publishing, such as the acquisition and development of journal content, peer-review procedures, editing, proofreading, coordination of freelance work, and contact with authors and referees from all over the world.
Applicants for these positions should have a broad interest in chemistry/chemical engineering/materials science/physics, be self-motivated, business-oriented, have excellent organizational, communication, and negotiation skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, flexible, and familiar with text and graphics computer applications, and have an excellent command of the English language. Fluency in German and previous publishing experience would be advantageous.
The Editorial Office is based at WILEY-VCH in Weinheim, a pleasant small town near Heidelberg in southwest Germany. Applicants should send their full CV with a covering letter describing their suitability for the post to:
WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA