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Open positions at MDPI

MDPI is committed to sustainability. We believe that diversity is an essential building block to sustainability. As such we foster a diversified working environment and we treat job applications without consideration of gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, origin, disability, age, marital status or political affiliation.

Assistant Editor (100%, 6 Month Internship)

Posted: 25 March 2019
Reference: Assistant Editor
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Job Summary

Would you like to gain professional experience after graduating from university? We offer you insights into the professional field of an editor in a leading and fast-growing scientific publisher. You would start out as an Editorial Trainee working in close collaboration with our Managing Editors learning how to process papers properly from submission to publication. Once you have successfully completed your traineeship you have the chance to work as an Assistant Editor. You will then gain further insight on the management and the development of a journal. You should share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing. Dependent on your scientific background you will be assigned to an according field. This full-time, six-month internship in our Basel office provides the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast-decision making work environment with the largest full open-access publisher.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute editorial work for journals in your domain of expertise, including acting as administrative assistant to coordinate the review process and editorial decisions of manuscripts and handling the communication between the parties involved in the publication process
  • Assisting the Guest editors in developing successful Special Issues
  • Representing MDPI journals at scientific events

 

Your profile

  • Master degree
  • Knowledge about scholarly publishing
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent English skills in written and spoken language
  • Organizational skills, ability to multi-task
  • Eye for details and proactivity
  • Self-organization, willingness to work in a target-driven environment

 

Questions and Application

Please send your application letter and CV by E-Mail to Dr. Franck Vazquez, Email:[email protected]

Commissioning Editor (100%)

Posted: 25 March 2019
Reference: Commissioning Editor
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Job Summary

MDPI is looking for experienced talents who want to use their years of knowledge in research to develop an editorial portfolio. You should share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing. Every field of science is welcome. The successful candidate will communicate with researchers all over the world but also meet them in person on certain occasions, engaging them with our editorial projects and supporting the development of their project proposals.

This full-time, permanent position in our Basel office provides the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast-decision making work environment with the largest full open-access publisher.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reaching out to researchers to engage them in discussion regarding potential editorial projects
  • Manage, operate and develop editorial project for a portfolio of journals
  • Communicating with Editors-in-Chief regarding the evaluation and approval of Special Issue topics
  • Communicating with researchers via phone and email to explain the modus operandi for Special Issue topics
  • Assisting the Guest editors in developing successful Special Issues
  • Representing MDPI journals at scientific events
  • Reaching individual targets for the assigned journals

 

Your profile

  • Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a scientific domain with few years of professional experience after your degree in research, publishing, communication or a related field
  • Experience with scholarly publishing
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Organizational skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail
  • Excellent English skills in written and spoken language
  • Eye for details and proactivity
  • Self-organization, willingness to work in a target-driven environment

 

Questions and Application

Please send your application letter and CV by E-Mail to Dr. Franck Vazquez, Email:[email protected]

Conference Manager 100%

Posted: 5 March 2019
Reference: Conference Manager
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Über MDPI AG

MDPI AG (www.mdpi.com) ist ein schnell wachsender akademischer Verlag für Open Access Journale. Die Themenbereiche unserer Publikationen umfassen eine grosse Spannweite: von organischer Chemie über Umweltforschung, biomedizinische Wissenschaften, Sozialwissenschaften bis hin zu Werkstofftechnik und Ingenieurswissenschaften. Seit 2015 organisieren wir auch wieder aktiv wissenschaftliche Konferenzen und haben hierzu die Platform Sciforum.net aufgebaut. Der Hauptsitz der MDPI AG befindet sich in Basel, weitere Niederlassungen in Beijing, Barcelona, Wuhan und Belgrad.

Jobbeschreibung

Wir suchen einen Conference Manager/in, vorzugsweise mit 5 oder mehr Jahren Erfahrung in der Organisation, Planung und Durchführen von Konferenzen, der/die mit unseren Teams in Basel und Barcelona arbeitet und sich in einem internationalen Team wohl fühlt. Die Arbeitssprache ist Englisch, die Aufgaben vielfältig mit viel Freiheit etwas Neues zu schaffen und ein Geschäftsfeld in der Firma aufzubauen.

Bewerbung

Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbung, sowie Ihren Lebenslauf per E-Mail an:

[email protected] mit Kopie an Matthias Burkhalter, [email protected].

 Tel. +41 61 683 77 34

Werkstudent (20-40%)

Posted: 6 February 2019
Reference: Werkstudent2018
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Contact: jobs@mdpi.com

Deine Aufgaben

  • Unterstützung unserer Editoren
  • Kontakt mit externen Archiven und Datenbanken für die Aufnahme von publizierten Inhalten
  • Unterstützung bei Administrativen Aufgaben

Dein Profil

  • Begonnenes Studium (zur Zeit immatrikuliert im Bachelor oder Master)
  • Zuverlässiges, exaktes, selbstständiges, gewissenhaftes und proaktives Arbeiten
  • Erfahren im Umgang mit Microsoft Windows und Microsoft Office
  • Gutes Englisch in Wort und Schrift

Arbeitsbeginn: ab sofort

Bewerbung

Bitte sende Deine Bewerbung, sowie Deinen Lebenslauf per E-Mail an:

[email protected]; Tel. +41 61 683 77 34

 
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