Manuscript Editor

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Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Manuscript Editor


Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions, is the technology and publishing solutions arm of the Springer Nature Group. We leverage our insight in the publishing domain and acquire, produce and deliver content across media and markets using our Technology and Publishing Solutions. With a focus on technology driven solutions and deep insight in the publishing domain, Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions offers a range of services that help our Group brand acquire, produce and deliver content in the most efficient ways possible. We are ISO 9001 certified, driven by over 1000 professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of merit alone, without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



Years of Experience: Fresher 


Place of Work: 1201/1301, Building No. 5 (R3), Gerra Commerce zone, Kharadi, Pune (Working in Hybrid Model)


Educational Qualification: Ph.D


Manuscript Editors support the journal editors and Editorial Board Members in providing rapid peer review and publication. This includes assessment of manuscripts for adherence to editorial policies, finding and inviting appropriate peer reviewers, and making decisions on manuscripts in collaboration with the journal editors. Excellent time management and broad scientific competence is a key part of this role. 



  • Assess manuscripts for compliance with our editorial policies and suitability for peer review. 
  • Identify and invite appropriate peer reviewers and manage the peer review process in a timely manner.
  • Recommend editorial decisions to the specific journal editors.
  • Liaise with editorial board members to progress manuscripts to a final decision.
  • Manuscript consultation (for example, support EBMs with reviewer finding).
  • Identify manuscripts where there are difficulties in reaching an editorial decision and escalate to the specific journal in-house editors.


Experience, Skills, and Qualifications 

• Educated to PhD level (or equivalent)

• Excellent communication skills 

• Excellent organisational ability and time-management skills 

• Analytical/critical appraisal skills 

• Self-starter with a positive, can-do approach to problem-solving 

• Ability to complete allocated tasks and work to (often competing) deadlines 

• Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels and as part of a team


At Springer Nature, we’re committed to creating a great working environment which includes the benefits you receive, opportunities for you to develop your skills and ways to get to know your colleagues. Some of these include:

  • Support networks that focus on fostering dialogue around diversity, community building, advice and advocacy
  • Wellbeing initiatives to support in maintaining a healthy work life balance
  • 24 hour access to our learning and development platform Leap and LinkedIn Learning to help develop your skills


Applicants should include a CV and a covering letter explaining their interest in the post.


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