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Frontiers - Research Integrity Manager (Remote)

Location

Remote, UK

Salary Benefits

Competitive salary & benefits

Posted

22 February 2022

Apply by

21 March 2022

Description

Description

We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet.

Who we are

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than one billion views and downloads and two million citations.

Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

The role

As Frontiers continues to grow, we are committed to maintaining quality at scale in our publication output. To meet this commitment, we are expanding our research integrity team and seeking applications for the position of Research Integrity Manager.

As a Research Integrity Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring your team reaches its targets focused on quality control and for handling publication ethics issues for Frontiers submissions and articles. In addition to these responsibilities, you will carry out daily tasks that are the responsibility of the Research Integrity Team, including quality checks and investigations into potential or suspected breaches of publishing ethics.

Our office is located in London, however remote working options are available for candidates across the UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of research integrity specialists and monitor their progress towards defined targets.
  • Identify areas for improvement, propose solutions and new strategies and implement them.
  • Provide feedback to the Head of Research Integrity for product development requirements.
  • Screen submissions for quality criteria and follow up on cases as needed including investigating post-publication concerns.
  • Communicate with researchers and academics regarding ethical issues related to scholarly publishing.
  • Train new team members, provide performance feedback and conduct appraisals.

About you

Established experience in academic/STM publishing with line management experience.
A keen interest in publication ethics, extremely tactful and mature judgement of sensitive situations.
Excellent time management, analytical, problem solving skills and a proactive approach.
Fluent in English and strong communications skills including the ability to be firm but conciliatory in dealing with stakeholders.

What we Offer

  • International environment
  • With over 50 nationalities across seven locations around the world, we are certainly a diverse company. You will have the opportunity to work with teammates in other offices, as well as with researchers, editors, and authors from across the globe.

Key Benefits

  • 25 annual leave days plus 4 well being days
  • Flexible working framework and remote working opportunities across the UK
  • Participation in the annual company bonus scheme
  • Extensive learning opportunities through our LinkedIn Learning partnership
  • Access to the latest equipment

Application Process

Please send us the following as part of your application:

  • Your latest CV and a tailored cover letter.
  • Your notice period.

Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination - including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.

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