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Position: Associate Editor, Birkhäuser, Mathematics
Institution: Springer Nature
Location: Switzerland
Duties: Acquire and publish content in assigned subject areas within Birkhäuser Mathematics and History of Science; Identify potential authors and important topics by researching new and emerging trends in the market, both national and international; Develop relationships with academics, researchers, authors, etc., in order to maintain a network of subject-area experts, peer reviewers, and potential authors; Maintain existing book portfolio and relationships with series editors, editorial board members, authors, etc; Solicit, evaluate, and develop book proposals, including managing the external peer review process; Negotiate contract terms with authors; Assist authors with manuscript preparation as needed; Prepare final manuscripts for handover to production and remain a point of contact for authors throughout the production process; Meet annual goals set by editorial management for contracts signed and manuscripts put into production; Business travel (domestic/international) as required
Requirements: The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as building and maintaining strong working relationships with authors, series editors, and other partners, both external and internal, is essential to this role. Essential: Graduate/university degree (or equivalent); Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written, and be numerate and IT systems-literate, with a sharp eye for detail; 3-4 years of work experience in a professional office environment (preferably publishing); Be a diplomatic and assertive individual who is able to work with demanding stake-holders; Be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and work independently in an international team environment; Be resourceful and proactive in dealing with problems and queries; Excellent networking skills. Desirable: A graduate degree in mathematics or another STEM field; Knowledge of German language
   
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Visit: group.springernature.com and follow @SpringerNature Associate Editor, Birkhäuser, Mathematics Springer Nature is seeking to appoint an Associate Editor to acquire and publish content within part of its existing Birkhäuser Mathematics book portfolio within a strategic framework determined by the Editor. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as building and maintaining strong working relationships with authors, series editors, and other partners, both external and internal, is essential to this role. Responsibilities • Acquire and publish content in assigned subject areas within Birkhäuser Mathematics and History of Science • Identify potential authors and important topics by researching new and emerging trends in the market, both national and international • Develop relationships with academics, researchers, authors, etc., in order to maintain a network of subject-area experts, peer reviewers, and potential authors • Maintain existing book portfolio and relationships with series editors, editorial board members, authors, etc. • Solicit, evaluate, and develop book proposals, including managing the external peer review process • Negotiate contract terms with authors • Assist authors with manuscript preparation as needed • Prepare final manuscripts for handover to production and remain a point of contact for authors throughout the production process • Meet annual goals set by editorial management for contracts signed and manuscripts put into production • Business travel (domestic/international) as required Experience, Skills, and Qualifications Essential • Graduate/university degree (or equivalent) • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written, and be numerate and IT systems-literate, with a sharp eye for detail • 3-4 years of work experience in a professional office environment (preferably publishing) • Be a diplomatic and assertive individual who is able to work with demanding stake-holders • Be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and work independently in an international team environment • Be resourceful and proactive in dealing with problems and queries • Excellent networking skills Desirable • A graduate degree in mathematics or another STEM field • Knowledge of German language To apply for the position, please submit a resume or CV and a cover letter, including your salary expectations and date you are available to start. At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities. 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