Publishers Lunch Job Board: Chief Editor - Major new Nature Research open access journal in PHYSICS - 17684 (#17023)
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"New York or London
Springer Nature is looking for a Chief Editor to set and monitor the overall editorial scope and strategy for a major new open access physics journal. This journal will complement our existing Nature Research open access titles, Nature Communications and Scientific Reports. This is a high profile role within a fast-growing and strategically vital area of the Springer Nature open access portfolio. It offers the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to truly shape the direction of a new journal as Chief Editor and act as the ambassador for the journal through engagement with the global science community. The successful candidate will report to the Publisher and will play a crucial role helping to set and monitor the editorial scope and strategy for the journal, maximising the visibility, scientific standing and quality of the journal and the impact of the research published within it. You will recruit and manage the internal and external editorial team and therefore the ability to form and lead a collaborative and focussed team is crucial to the role and ensuring the fast development of the journal. Responsibilities include: * Support the Publishing Director and Publisher to prepare a high-level strategic plan for the launch, growth and development of the new journal * Ensure all content published in the journal is of the appropriately high quality and covers the spectrum of research in the journal's scope * Provide line management for the internal editors * Act as the main voice to represent the new journal within the internal editorial and external research communities, ensuring they serve the needs of the individual Physics community they serve * Meet regularly with authors and reviewers to understand their priorities and needs, and the ways in which they are engaging with Nature Research content * Other duties as required"