Managing Editor
6d ago

Wiley is a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice.

  • Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medial, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising;
  • professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners.

    The company’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

    Managing Editor Cancer Biology

    Noida, Delhi

    We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same : change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-

    evolving needs of our customers. As a learning business, our mission is to help people and organizations to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

    With new products and services driving our global expansion, we’re looking towards a digital future. It’s resulted in a period of true cultural change here at Wiley, which means even more career and development opportunities for our talented people.

    As in-house Managing Editor for Wiley’s open access journal, Cancer Medicine you will be part of a global editorial team responsible for steering the scientific, operational and strategic delivery of the journal.

    You will collaborate with the Editor in Chief and existing Editorial team to ensure an exceptional publishing service for authors and grow and develop quality publications in the journal, through commissioning and customer-

    facing activities. A PhD in cancer biology, clinical genetics, oncology or related field is essential for this role because you will assess submitted research papers on scientific and technical merit.

    In addition, you will select and invite referees, evaluate reviewer reports and recommend a publishing decision to the journal Editor.

    You will interact with academics at the most prestigious research institutions, travel to conferences keep up to date with research developments, and commission on behalf of the journal.

    As a Managing Editor, you may / will be asked to help facilitate the evaluation of rejected manuscripts that have been referred by another journal or refer rejected articles based on your own review of the scope.

    Your role will be to optimize these referral networks and ensure a fast and efficient author service. You will be part of a cancer-

    focused subject team dedicated to improving the competitive position of Wiley’s oncology program and contributing to increased recognition and value of Wiley’s product and service offerings in the community.

    Collaborates with editorial, sales and marketing teams to drive India business.

    Selection Criteria :

  • PhD or equivalent experience in cancer biology, clinical genetics, oncology or related field.
  • Experience in handling peer-review processes / independent decision making / conflict resolution.
  • Proficiency in content acquisition techniques. Knowledge of the ethical issues important in peer-review and of the financial drivers in journal publishing.
  • Familiarity, networked with the relevant author and referee communities.
  • Although we appreciate your interest only those candidates with whom we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.

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