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We are hiring!

We are currently looking for a Research Integrity Editor to join our Research Integrity team in London.


We are currently looking for a Research Integrity Editor to join our Research Integrity team in London. If successful, you would be responsible for the assessment of potential concerns raised before or after the peer review process, working closely with the Research Integrity Manager and the wider editorial team across the entire portfolio of Hindawi titles. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a central London location, a relaxed and supportive work environment, and the opportunity to contribute to scientific progress.

Applicants will ideally have a degree in a STEM discipline and have at least two years of publishing experience, including exposure to or awareness of research integrity/publication ethics. Experience in a customer-facing role or using CRM software is preferred.

Responsibilities

Investigations of authors, reviewers, editors, and Special Issues as directed by the Research Integrity Manager 

  • Checking plagiarism and figure duplication/manipulation concerns

  • Preparing and editing correction and retraction notices

  • Consulting editorial board members

  • Preparing reports for institutions and contacting them

  • Contacting other journals/publishers

  • Contributing to Editorial and Research Integrity projects as required by the Research Integrity Manager

  • Cover for the Publishing team and the Research Integrity Manager when required

Requirements

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the publishing industry

  • Degree in a scientific discipline (in addition to life sciences and physical sciences we are interested in people with a computer science, mathematics or engineering background), further degree a plus

  • Knowledge of peer review and the publishing process

  • An interest in Open Access publishing, ethics, integrity and the editorial process

  • Experience in a customer-facing role or using CRM software and/or manuscript tracking systems is preferred

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail

  • A positive and proactive approach to problem-solving in daily tasks

  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels

  • A high level of computer literacy 

  • Experience of working in a start­up and/or tech environment desirable

To apply for the position, please send your CV and cover letter, including salary expectations, notice period, and your motivation for working with us to londonjobs@hindawi.com. Applications will be considered on a continuous basis, so early applications are encouraged.

At Hindawi, our aim is to maximize the impact of scientific research by placing the researcher at the heart of everything we do. If you resonate with this, we are looking forward to hearing from you.

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at help@hindawi.com to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.