Assistant/Journal Manager – editorial position at a physics publisher with a collaborative work environment, co-workers that double as friends, unlimited coffee and chocolate, and an unmatched retirement plan.
Why Should You Apply?
If you like to travel, are interested in using your skills from academia to make an impact in journal development through analysis, critical thinking, and creativity, then this is the position for you.
AIP Publishing is looking for an Assistant/Journal Manager to oversee a select group of publications to ensure their editorial development and long-term success. The role requires working closing with academic editors and researchers within the community to drive content development in new and emerging research areas. As a result, travel is required. The Assistant/Journal Manager will need to:
ensure the products are the leading publications in their respective fields
monitor and analyze journal metrics and measure progress towards targets
coordinate marketing efforts that will ensure increased journal usage, visibility and authorship
commission authors to submit to the journals from key institutions worldwide
represent AIP Publishing and its journals at conferences and institutional visits
Job Location and Qualifications:
This role will be based in AIP Publishing’s Long Island offices in New York and, as such, candidates must have the right to live and work in the United States. An advanced physical science degree (Ph.D., or similar, in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering) is a must as are excellent literary and interpersonal skills. To apply please submit a CV along with a brief statement highlighting the unique skills you would bring to this role.
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 28 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.
AIP Publishing offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement and tuition assistance, as well as an onsite fitness center. Our collaborative office design encourages innovation and creativity with flexible spaces to suit a variety of working styles. We value and reward innovation and working together to meet the needs of customers and contribute to the success of the organization.
AIP Publishing LLC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.