Acquisitions Editor

Company : World Scientific Publishing (UK) Ltd
Location : 57 Shelton Street Covent Garden London WC2H 9HE United Kingdom
Closing Date : 31st December 2022
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Primary Responsibilities shall include but not limited to:

  • Acquire new academic titles in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) with high commercial value.
  • Responsible for full editorial process from commissioning, manuscript submission to publication.
  • Develop new areas that complement Company’s existing focus areas.
  • Maintain positive collaborative relationships with all stakeholders including existing/potential authors, reviewers, contributors, key advisers, potential textbook adopters; and colleagues in various divisions.
  • Monitoring market demand, advising future trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Participate in the marketing and promotional activities as required.
  • Any ad hoc projects when necessary and assigned.


  • Degree in STEM.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in academic publishing with track record in acquiring STEM titles.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player in a dynamic, international environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously amid tight deadlines.
  • Legal rights to work in UK.