Head of Research Integrity, Open Access Publisher (Filled!)

London

 David Thew & Company LTD are retained consultants for this assignment.

Our client is a leading global Open Access publisher with a comprehensive portfolio of STM journals.

The group is now looking to recruit a Head of Research Integrity to join its London team. This is a new role with responsibility for managing all issues related to publication ethics, including retractions, investigations into peer review fraud, and author/editor misconduct. This is a hands-on remit managing a mission-critical function with input into maintaining and raising quality standards across the group’s full portfolio. The Head will work in close collaboration with industry standards bodies, with a strong focus on establishing, implementing and maintaining best practice guidelines which reflect and adopt their core principles.

The role will suit a publishing or editorial professional with a keen interest in publication ethics and experience in implementing COPE best practice standards. Candidates will ideally have a research background, with a degree or higher qualification in a research-intensive STM discipline and experienced in managing submissions and/or peer review processes.

For further information or to apply, please send a full and current cv to david@davidthew.com or call us on +44 (0) 7792 399320.

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