Associate Editor/Editor Earth and Environmental Sciences Books

Datum: 22.09.2022

Standort: Heidelberg, DE

Unternehmen: Springer Nature Group

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The main objective of the Earth and Environmental Sciences publishing unit is the maintenance and development of a book program related to those topics. The portfolio includes books for the scientific community as well as for professionals.


Starting on November, 1st 2022 we are seeking an


Associate Editor / Editor

Earth Sciences, Geography & Environment


to be based in our office in Heidelberg (Germany).



Main result areas:

  • Maintains and develops an existing book program.
  • Works with a high degree of independence within the assigned book program.
  • Identifies and pro-actively responds to market trends and opportunities.
  • Maintains a broad network in geo- and environmental sciences.
  • Attends conferences and meetings to foster effective relationships with the scientific community in order to generate proposals and recommendations for new book projects and to keep up-to-date with scientific developments.


Core skills:

  • Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong negotiating ability
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Good organizational and time management skills


Job requirements

Minimal qualifications:

  • Education on an academic level (MA/PhD) in geosciences (or related discipline)
  • Experience in STM publishing
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Willing and able to travel.


Innerhalb des Springer Verlags ist die Kernaufgabe der Earth and Environmental Science Abteilung ist die Betreuung und Weiterentwicklung von wissenschaftlichen Büchern in diesen Fachbereichen. Die Produktpalette umfasst Bücher und digitale Angebote für Wissenschaftler und Unternehmen. Wichtige Qualitätsmerkmale aller Verlagsprodukte sind hohe wissenschaftliche Qualität, Fort- und Weiterbildung auf dem neuesten Stand der Forschung, sowie exzellente Vernetzung zu wissenschaftlichen Fachgesellschaften, Berufsverbänden, Herausgebern und Fachautoren.


Für unsere Earth and Environmental Science-Abteilung in Heidelberg suchen wir zum 1. November 2022 eine/einen



      Associate Editor / Editor (m/w)



  • Betreuen und Weiterentwickeln unseres internationalen Buchprogramms in Abstimmung mit dem Leiter der Global Publishing Discipline Earth and Environmental Sciences





  • Hochschulabschluss der Fachrichtungen Geowissenschaften, Geologie, Geophysik, Geochemie oder verwandter Bereiche
  • Berufserfahrung im Publikationswesen
  • exzellente Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift erforderlich
  • Bereitschaft zu Reisen
  • Organisations- und Verhandlungsgeschick

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