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 Senior Editor, Biomedical Engineering
Publication or Company Springer Science + Business Media
Job Title Senior Editor, Biomedical Engineering
Industry Other Publishing
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location NEW YORK, NY
Job Requirements About our company
Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. More than 7,000 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours


Your tasks
The Senior Editor is responsible for increasing company profitability via acquisitions that are consistent with the company's reputation as a high-quality, high-level publisher. Th e role involves extensive author contact, proposal review, contract negotiation, preparation of manuscripts for production, promotional planning and monitoring of sales, budget and financial planning, long-range planning for growth and development of the program and management of editorial support staff. Specific responsibilities include:

? Maintains program of Society- and Springer-owned journals, requiring excellent knowledge of publishing practices, communication skills and effective time management.
? Pursues an active and efficient book acquisitions policy
? Approximately 20% 35% travel as well as strong initiative and independent functioning.
? Prepares and executes publishing contracts in regard to US product.
? Maintains and develops a circle of reviewers and advisors and evaluates their judgments.
? Maintains continuous cooperation and dialogues with marketing, promotion and production concerning individual projects as well as general questions of mutual interest.
? Maintains communication with US and European editorial counterparts about specific immediate questions as well as long term strategy questions. Works with various branches in coordination of the international program.
? Supervises final editorial preparation of manuscripts for production.
? Discusses, assumes and proposes financial and budgetary plans for program. Ensures that financial reports, status reports, budget forecasts, etc., can be made on the basis of readily available material.
? Develops guidelines, plans, reporting systems, etc., to implement publishing plans. Maintains current status of all projects in the program via reporting system.
? Reviews and discusses new projects and plans with editorial colleagues particularly in overlapping areas.
? Monitors staffing requirements and trains and develops staff.
? Performs related duties as required.

Our requirements
? 5-7 years of Editorial experience at a publisher required; 2-3 years of journal and book acquisition experience required.
? College degree with advanced degree in the specific subject area.
? Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.
? Must be willing and able to travel.

Please apply using our online application system.



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