Job Openings

Due to further growth in our activities, we are seeking qualified individuals to join our team in Oldendorf, Germany.


Managing Editor

A unique opportunity has arisen for a new Managing Editor to join the editorial board of MEPS, as well as other Inter-Research journals. This is intended as a permanent, full-time, in-house position, though with some (limited) flexibility. Responsible to the firm’s management and to the Editor(s) in-Chief of each journal, your tasks would include the following:

-- Liaise with our Editors throughout the review process

-- Assist with the allocation of manuscripts for review to our Editors

-- Act as handling Editor for certain manuscripts

-- Handle the decision process in particular difficult cases

-- Assist with maintenance of the Editorial Board

-- In cooperation with Guest Editors, organise Theme Sections on special topics

-- Liaise with the in-house Production team

-- Assist with copyediting and other production processes

-- Play a central role in upholding our high selection and production standards

-- Be involved in further developing our portfolio of journals


Requirements are…

-- A background in ecological science, preferably marine

-- Advanced degree (e.g. PhD) in a relevant subject, or other comparable qualifications/experience

-- Experience with publishing, as an author, reviewer or ideally in an STM publishing environment

-- Native English speaker, or very near equivalent.

-- Excellent English writing skills

-- Computer literacy

-- Good personal skills, e.g. self-motivated, team player, excellent communicator.

-- Knowledge of German would be a strong asset



Please apply with CV to, or request further information from: 

John Austin,


Nordbünte 23, 21385 Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany

Fax: +49 4132 8883