Associate Editor/Editor (m/f/d) in Mathematics Books, Springer

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Berlin, DE Paris, FR London, GB Heidelberg, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group

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We are seeking a Mathematics (Associate) Editor to join our editorial team, starting April 1 2023. This permanent, full-time position is based in Heidelberg, but other locations such as Berlin, London or Paris may also be considered.


The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the publication of scientific books in the field of mathematics, from the initial proposal through to publication. The role requires a high level of communication and organization skills, the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and an affinity for the academic world.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate book proposals and manage the peer-review process
  • Liaise with authors throughout the publication process, including negotiating contractual conditions
  • Collaborate with editorial boards to evaluate manuscript submissions
  • Coordinate with internal departments such as production, marketing, and sales
  • Establish and maintain a network of relationships with academics
  • Attend international conferences and visit universities for acquisition
  • Achieve annual publishing goals




  • Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or related field
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Availability to travel to universities and international conferences
  • Track record of working to deadlines and delivering results



  • PhD in Mathematics or related field
  • International experience (study or work abroad)
  • Working knowledge of LaTeX
  • Good command of German


We offer:

  • An international and scientific work environment
  • A supportive and collaborative team
  • In-house training to develop your skills
  • The possibility to work partly from home
  • Excellent career prospects



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