The American Physiological Society (APS), a non-profit scientific membership society, with a strong publications program, is seeking a Peer Review Manager to oversee its journals peer review process. Key responsibilities are as follows:
Supervise 6 staff in managing the peer review process and strategy for 15 journals, serving as key contact with submissions system vendor.
Support authors, editors and reviewers in the peer review process from manuscript submission through decision, providing the first line quality experience of APS Publications to its most important stakeholders.
Keep up-to-date on technological innovations and relevant scientific research policy, making strategic recommendations to improve workflow for the benefit of key stakeholders.
Train Editors’ offices on the system and ensure that they are fluent in its use and kept apprised of new procedures.
Work with colleagues downstream to align common objectives, such as robust metadata.
Skills & Qualifications:
Minimum 7 years relevant management experience.
Strong understanding of the peer review process.
Strong communication and problem solving skills.
Proficiency with web-based tracking systems and understanding of XML.
Please send a cover letter and salary requirements with your resume.
The position is located at APS’ offices in Bethesda, Maryland, close to Routes 270 and 495 and the Metro. APS offers competitive pay, opportunities for continuing professional development, an outstanding benefits package, a convenient location to major thoroughfares, and the opportunity to work with a motivated and enthusiastic staff in supporting the scientific community and its researchers from around the world.
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