Career Opportunities: Author Services Trainee (Polymer Science Journals) (10124)

The Polymer Science group of Wiley is offering a Trainee position based in our Beijing office for the following group of internationally-renowned, high-impact journals: Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Macromolecular Bioscience, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science. You will gain on-the-job experience in many different aspects of publishing, such as the acquisition and development of journal content, peer-review procedures, and contact with authors and referees from all over the world.

Applicants for the position should have a broad interest in biopolymers, block copolymers, conducting polymers, conjugated polymers, functionalization of polymers, etc. with a PhD in polymer science or a related field. He/she should be self-motivated, have excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, flexible, and familiar with text and graphics computer applications. The applicants must be fluent in Chinese and have an excellent command of the English language. International postdoctoral experience and/or previous publishing experience would be advantageous.

The position will be based in Beijing. The successful candidate will be trained in our Beijing office, but may spend some time at our Wiley-VCH offices in Weinheim and Hoboken.

Applicants should send in their full CV with a cover letter (in English) describing their suitability for the posts.

If you enjoy working in an environment that spans across different cultures and develops people both personally and professionally, please send in your application via our website.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.