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Assistant Editor (STM)


This is a great opportunity to join a London based STM journals publisher as an Assistant Editor. This is a varied position where you will play a key role in supporting the Journals team to provide a high quality service to authors and ensure the effective processing of manuscripts. Please note that this is a fixed-term contract until the end of December 2020, to start ASAP.


Key duties:

  • Assist authors and reviewers with manuscript submission system
  • Liaise with authors, reviewers and editors to ensure papers are processed on time
  • Monitor submission email inboxes and process article proposals
  • Coordinate papers editing and amendments
  • Flag potential ethics issues and obtain permissions
  • Process editor payments and liaise with the finance team
  • Contribute and participate in editors’ meetings, taking minutes


Experience / skills required:

  • Some experience of academic journal publishing and/or experience of writing articles/copy for a clinical or academic audience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of peer review systems is desirable
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage time effectively
  • Flexible approach to work with solid multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent communication, proofreading skills and a good eye for detail
  • Strong customer service skills


Applications needed urgently


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to


Contact:             Karine Nicpon    

Tel:                    020 3574 4426


Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.


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Assistant Editor (STM)

Atwood Tate, London
Contract, Full-time
Academic, Publisher, STM
Editor, Journals, Digital Editorial, Editorial
Salary description: 
c. £22,239 – £24,499 pro rata