2 days ago

Research Topic Specialist


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Research Topic Specialist

We are looking for one outgoing candidate with a scientific background in Physiology, Marine Science, Ecology and Evolution field to execute editorial initiatives aimed at journal growth. This full-time positions in our Lausanne office, will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast-paced work environment with an innovative scholarly publisher.

Collaborating closely with the journal teams, the successful candidate will build close relationships with high-level researchers engaging them to organize editorial projects and supporting the development of their editorial project proposals.

Research Topics are themed article collections encompassing recent advancements on a focused research area, organized by leading researchers (for more information see http://www.frontiersin.org/about/RTGuidelines).


  • Reaching out to high level researchers to engage them in discussion regarding potential editorial projects;

  • Communicating with researchers via phone and email to explain the Research Topic project;

  • Assisting researchers in developing strong Research Topic proposals;

  • Representing Frontiers at conferences and events;

  • Communicating with Chief Editors regarding the evaluation of Research Topic proposals and communicating any feedback to the proposing editors;

  • Reaching targets for the assigned journals.


  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English;

  • An outgoing, collaborative and professional personality;

  • A willingness to work in a fast-paced, target-driven environment;

  • Higher Education background (Master’s degree or PhD preferred) ;

  • Prior experience in academic publishing or content acquisition (preferred).

Please submit your application in English only.


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