Assistant Journal Manager or Journal Manager

Company : AIP Publishing
Location : Melville, NY
Closing Date : 07/21/2017
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AIP Publishing seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic Assistant Journal Manager or Journal Manager to lead development for a selected group of their prestigious journals for your scientific community..

Assistant Journal Manager


...will work with the scientific community. Develop your journals and look to create new products to improve researcher's working lives!

...have a love for numbers. You will add science to our marketing efforts and work with our internal team and external editors to increase journal usage, visibility and authorship.

...can juggle priorities. You understand researchers and can tell our internal teams what we need to do. This is done through market research, working with our academic editors and, most importantly, researchers in the community - like yourself.

The successful candidate:

...will play an important role in determining the representation of their field in our journals, and will work closely with the editors of our journals on all aspects of the editorial and production process.

...must have broad scientific knowledge (a Ph.D., or similar in Physics, Chemistry or Engineering), excellent literary skills and a keen interest in the practice and communication of science.

...should be dynamic and outgoing and have excellent interpersonal skills.

Journal Manager

This exciting and key role involves working as part of a small team within AIP Publishing to steer, alongside each journals’ Editor-in-Chief, the editorial and publishing direction of the journals. Creative solutions and innovative approaches are sought to ensure the journals remain at the cutting edge in both content and presentation.


...will have regular interactions with the academic community so you can adapt your journals to the changing needs of their authors and readers as both the research landscape and the publishing industry rapidly evolve.

...have a good understanding of the scientific research process and the ability to engage the academic community of editors and researchers by representing the journals, and AIP Publishing, through international academic conferences and on-site laboratory visits.

...have excellent interpersonal skills and are prepared to travel.

...will work closely with colleagues in Marketing, Web-Design, Editorial Production and the editors in external editorial offices to monitor and create development plans for each of their journals, acting as the linchpin for driving journal initiatives.

The ideal candidate:

...will have a Ph.D., and relevant experience in scientific publishing, including product development, market research, budgeting, editorial functions and Member Society management.

...should be able to work in a collaborative team environment, and have excellent time management and organizational skills as well as the ability to take responsibility, assess complex situations, and work on own initiative.

AIP Publishing has:

...excellent benefits. You will receive a competitive salary with benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, tuition assistance as well as company paid membership to the onsite fitness center! amazing office. Our new open plan, bright and breezy, office design encourages innovation and creativity with a variety of flexible spaces to suit a variety of working styles.

...a team environment. At AIP Publishing, ideas and suggestions are encouraged and valued. Our employees work as a team, using their talents and skills to contribute to the success of the organization and meet the needs of our customers.

The salary and benefits of these roles are competitive and reflect the critical importance and responsibilities of these positions.

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing’s mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. AIP Publishing’s portfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.

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