In-House Editor (f/m/d)

Inter Research Science Center

Inter-Research Science Publisher: Job openings

Welcome to the world of scientific journals – welcome to Inter-Research! From the Lüneburg Heath out into the world: we may be small, but we have global reach. We are an independent publishing company with a portfolio of renowned English-language scientific journals. At our offices in Oldendorf (Luhe), close to the city of Lüneburg, our international team is hard at work creating impeccable scientific articles for our various journals. Our most influential publication – Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS) – is one of the world’s leading marine ecology journals.

We are looking for an


f/m/d, permanent position, part- or full-time, 1 FTE

A unique opportunity has arisen for a new in-house editor at Inter-Research. The in-house editor will initially be appointed as an Assistant Editor with a path towards Managing Editor, depending on sufficient aptitude and experience (previous or gained at IR). Place of work is Oldendorf (Luhe) or remotely (elsewhere in Germany or within a similar time zone).

Your tasks                                                                                                                   

  • Be involved in all aspects of the review process at Inter-Research's journals
  • Liaise with our Editors-in-Chief and Editors throughout the review process
  • Assist with the allocation of manuscripts for review to our Editors
  • Act as handling Editor for certain manuscripts
  • Handle the decision process in particularly difficult cases
  • Assist with maintenance of the Editorial Board
  • In cooperation with Guest Editors, organise Theme Sections on special topics
  • Liaise with the in-house production team
  • Assist with copy-editing and other production processes
  • Play a central role in upholding our high selection and production standards

Your profile                                                                                                                   

  • A very high proficiency in English (especially written skills)
  • A university degree in science (especially natural sciences, marine ecology, aquatic biology, or any other topics covered by our journals)
  • Computer literacy (proven work experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Enhanced personal skills, e.g. ability to work in a team, excellent communication and diplomacy skills, self-motivation, good analytical and firm decision-making skills, diligence, ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
  • Previous experience in producing or working with academic science literature or applying style guides is a bonus but not essential
  • Knowledge of German would be a strong asset, but is not required for the job

We offer you                                                                                                                   

  • A respectful and established workplace
  • A flat hierarchy, a friendly team, and short decision pathways
  • An international working environment and modern technical equipment
  • The possibility to work remotely


Please send your complete and relevant application as a PDF file (<5 MB) to Ms. Claudia Hamann at career(at) Please use the following subject line: "In-house Editor”.

Application deadline: applications will be viewed starting 10 June 2024; later applications will be considered until the position is filled.

In case of questions, please contact Ms. Hamann

Inter Research Science Center
Nordbünte 23
21385 Oldendorf (Luhe)
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