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Assistant Editor in Cluj

Job summary

We are seeking recent graduates keen on staying connected to the scientific research in their areas of expertise by assisting worldwide academics in publishing their latest work in (our) peer-reviewed Open Access journals.

As an Assistant Editor at MDPI, you will be responsible for coordinating the editorial process and meticulously processing manuscripts from submission until publication.

Successful candidates will have solid skills in organization and time management, as well as relevant degrees in the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Agriculture, Medicine and Pharmacy, Ecology and Environmental Sciences.

Our job openings for Assistant Editors in Romania are full-time positions based in both Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest.

As an Assistant Editor you will:

  • Support the editorial process for academic research journals centered on your domain of expertise
  • Organize peer-review evaluations for submitted manuscripts and coordinate editorial decisions
  • Be in charge of formatting manuscripts according to our in-house standards
  • Handle e-mail communication between the parties involved in the publication process
  • Collaborate with other members of the editorial and production teams
  • Ensure that scholarly articles are thoroughly edited and published, according to tight deadlines and with a high degree of consistency


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in the above-mentioned subjects
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong skills in written and spoken English
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Professional experience with scholarship publishing is an advantage, but not a requirement

What we offer

  • Great professional and personal development
  • Different opportunities for advancement in a dynamic company
  • An international work environment
  • Flexible working hours in the limits of a full-time job
  • Trips to the other MDPI offices (global situation permitting)
  • Attending scientific/academic conferences
  • Private health insurance covering a variety of medical centers and investigations
  • Meal tickets
  • Gifts on different special occasions
  • A considerably higher starting salary than what is offered for entry-level jobs (3000-3800 RON net)

About MDPI

A pioneer in scholarly Open Access publishing, MDPI has supported academic communities since 1996. Our mission is to foster open scientific exchange in all forms, across all disciplines. We operate more than 300 diverse, peer-reviewed, Open Access journals supported by over 35,500 academic editors. We serve scholars from around the world to ensure the latest research is openly and broadly available.

MDPI is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, with additional offices in Europe, Asia and North America (Canada). We are committed to ensuring that high quality research is made available as quickly as possible. We also support sustainability projects as key themes in many journals, as well as through the MDPI Sustainability Foundation.

MDPI Romania was opened in 2019 with a first office and headquarters in Cluj-Napoca. Its impressive growth has led to the inauguration of a second office, in Bucharest, in late 2020. With a growing team of over 400 young people, we’re witnessing a continuous development both of our people and services.





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Cluj Office

Strada Avram Iancu 454
407280 Florești Directions hr-romania@mdpi.com +40 364 150 134 View page

Our Team

We are a young and dynamic team, sharing common interests and open-minded personalities. We are able to learn from each of our different traits and fields of expertise and, together, support the scientific community by publishing the latest research in high-quality open access sources.