Assistant Editor in Academic Publishing

Employer: MDPI
  • Chemistry - Petrochemistry
  • Pharmacy - Health
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Updated at: 21.06.2021
    Short company description

    Our company is a pioneer in scholarly Open Access publishing, MDPI has supported academic communities since 1996. Our mission is to foster open scientific exchange in all forms, across all disciplines. We operate more than 300 diverse, peer-reviewed, Open Access journals supported by over 35,500 academic editors. We serve scholars from around the world to ensure the latest research is openly and broadly available.

    MDPI is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, with additional offices in Europe, Asia and North America (Canada). We are committed to ensuring that high quality research is made available as quickly as possible. We also support sustainability projects as key themes in many journals, as well as through the MDPI Sustainability Foundation.

    MDPI Romania was opened in 2019 with a first office and headquarters in Cluj-Napoca. Its impressive growth has led to the inauguration of a second office, in Bucharest, in late 2020. With a growing team of over 400 young people, we’re witnessing a continuous development both of our people and services.


    - Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Agriculture, Medicine and Pharmacy, Ecology and Environmental Sciences or other related subjects;
    - Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    - Strong skills in written and spoken English
    - Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
    - Strong organizational and time management skills
    - Strong communication and coordination skills
    - Professional experience with scholarship publishing is an advantage, but not a requirement


    - Support the editorial process for academic research journals centered on your domain of expertise
    - Organize peer-review evaluations for submitted manuscripts and coordinate editorial decisions
    - Be in charge of formatting manuscripts according to our in-house standards
    - Handle e-mail communication between the parties involved in the publication process
    - Collaborate with other members of the editorial and production teams
    - Ensure that scholarly articles are thoroughly edited and published, according to tight deadlines and with a high degree of consistency

    Other info

    As part of the journey, we offer you:

    - Great professional and personal development
    - Different opportunities for advancement in a dynamic company
    - An international work environment
    - Flexible working hours in the limits of a full-time job
    - Trips to the other MDPI offices (global situation permitting)
    - Attending scientific/academic conferences
    - An office located in the central area of Bucharest (Piata Romana)
    - Private health insurance covering a variety of medical centers and investigations
    - Birthday gift
    - A considerably higher starting salary than what is offered for entry-level jobs (3000-3800 RON net)