Executive Editor, Fluid Mechanics

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    £36,345 – £53,541 Depending on Experience
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    2 May 2021

Executive Editor – Fluid Mechanics

£36,345 - £53,541Flexible / Remote working considered


About the role:

We are looking for an innovative, collaborative and decisive Executive Editor to direct the publishing strategy, drive the growth, and maintain the success and prestige of our flagship fluid mechanics journal portfolio. The Journal of Fluid Mechanics is the leading journal in the field, with a large international team of highly committed associate editors handling papers. The new journal Flow: Applications of Fluid Mechanics has been launched with the ambition to match its sister journal in pre-eminence and value to the field with a complementary focus. This important new role is dedicated to enhancing Journal of Fluid Mechanics and establishing Flow as world-class, first-choice journals in the area.

This role is based in our Cambridge office. We are, however, open to discussing flexible and/or partial remote working within the UK for this position


About you:

The successful candidate will be responsible for building a strong network and influential relationships with leading figures in the science community, establishing important collaborations with universities and societies, and identifying opportunities for innovation and community-led drivers for publication.

  • Your publishing expertise and creativity will match and complement the enthusiasm and dedication of the Editors and editorial boards.
  • You will bring your experience in setting, developing and leading the implementation of commissioning plans to support a major journal launch and the ambitious development of a research area identified for growth.
  • You will have an excellent understanding of the needs of authors, referees, editors and readers in this field.
  • Relevant deep subject knowledge, whether through your academic career or publishing experience, is important, as is a firm grasp of open access momentum and the open research environment.

As the Executive Editor for this portfolio, you will be involved directly in the direction of our journal publishing as it evolves to support the scholarly communications of the future.

If you are excited by what you have read above and are interested in this opportunity, please take a look at the job description attached for more information.


Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. We work in global teams to tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers

Cambridge University Press is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work. We are part of the University of Cambridge, committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality. We are also a global organisation, serving customers and representing colleagues all over the world. Diversity, in all its various forms, is key to our success as an organisation.

Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance,  an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10-minutes' walk from the train station.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact us on information@cambridge.org


Ref: JG21/053


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Jonathan Grinsell


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