Nature America, Inc Assistant Editor, Mathematics in New York, New York

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Position Summary

Under limited supervision, the Assistant Editor willprovideadministrative and editorial support to the Mathematics publishingteam.

Job Duties

  • Preparation of incoming manuscripts for production and publication; thorough scrutiny of manuscripts for internal consistency and completeness; completion of all forms to be circulated with manuscripts internally
  • Log outstanding permissions and solicitation of permissions from the appropriate publishers/outside authors and/or interaction with Springer authors/editors to assist in the securing of permissions.
  • Solicit peer reviews for prospects and signed projects as needed or as directed by editors.
  • Prepare contracts; Arrange royalty payments for series editors; Support, monitor and process reprints.

  • Under supervision of editor, fulfill author/editor needs, prepare a "before, during and after" relationship with the author.

  • Draft and edit back cover copy and book marketing plans for editor's review and approval (in close cooperation with product management).

  • Act as liaison between authors, production department and promotion departments after manuscripts have been submitted to production.

  • Maintenance of projects database for proposals, upcoming and published books.

  • Exhibits attendance.

  • Maintain and updatejournaldata and bookdata as needed.

  • Perform related duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Preference for a math or science academic background.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in related editorial capacity.
  • Mathematics or science background preferred.
  • Must be well-organized and attentive-to-detail.
  • Exposure MS office and databases preferred.

The closing date to submit your applicationis Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD& D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours.

Springer Nature isan Equal Opportunity Employer that complieswith the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is

The Law Poster:
http: //www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

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