Working for us
We’re always looking for talented and motivated people to work as part of our close-knit team. Roles range from editorial to production, marketing to event co-ordination, HR to accounts. Our size means that you will also have the opportunity to get involved with specialist projects.
Our staff have a variety of backgrounds – with many coming from scientific research as well as from the world of publishing. It’s this mix of experience that helps us to support and inspire the biological community.
We are an equal opportunities employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme. Staff are based in our Cambridge office.
Vacancies will be posted on this page, but if you don’t see anything relevant please do still get in touch with us by emailing email@example.com.
Features & Reviews Editor – Journal of Experimental Biology
Applications are sought for the role of Features & Reviews Editor on Journal of Experimental Biology. Joining an experienced and successful team, this newly created role is an exciting opportunity for a talented scientific editor to make a significant contribution to the leading journal in comparative animal physiology and biomechanics as it heads towards its 100th anniversary in 2023. Please see the full job description for further details.
Applicants should send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a covering letter that summarises their relevant experience, why they are enthusiastic about the role, and their current salary. The deadline for applications is 14 February 2022 but we will consider applications on a rolling basis so encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Subscriptions Marketing Co-ordinator
We are currently looking for an experienced Subscriptions Marketing Co-ordinator to join our team. This role will liaise closely and proactively with the sales and marketing departments to deliver effective multi-channel campaigns aimed at increasing uptake of Read & Publish agreements by institutional libraries worldwide. Please see the full job description for further details.
To apply, please send your CV by email to email@example.com with a covering letter stating current salary, relevant experience and why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity by 31 January 2022.
Sales Support Administrator
We are currently looking for an experienced Sales Support administrator. This role is responsible for providing analysis, reporting, customer service, contract and licensing activities and administration for our busy sales office. You will be the first point of contact for many of our customers and will be responsible for generating invoices and receiving payments. You will liaise with colleagues across sales and accounts to assist with the sales process and manage our customer data integrity. Please see the full job description for further details.
Applicants should send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter stating current salary, relevant experience and why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity by 31January 2022.
Community Manager, FocalPlane (Microscopy Community Site)
Journal of Cell Science and its publisher The Company of Biologists are seeking to appoint a new Community Manager to run our microscopy community website, FocalPlane. We are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with fresh ideas and a willingness to learn to join us to develop and maintain this site. Please see the full job description for further details.
Applications and informal queries should be sent by email to email@example.com by 31 January 2022. We may request written tests in advance of any interview.
We offer professional internships for PhD students. Each internship is carefully defined, both with the institute and the individual, and usually involves projects with our journal teams. Each year, we host a 12-week internship with a focus on data gathering and analysis – if you are interested in applying, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org ideally a year in advance. From time to time, we offer additional internships, such as working on our blog, the Node – for these, please look out for one of our job adverts.
Hosted internships are funded through PhD programmes – created by funders to help further your professional development – and should be agreed with your PhD supervisor and institute.