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Scientific Editor (50%)

Closing Date
WorkplaceBern, Bern region, Switzerland
Occupation rate
Job StartMay 2021

Scientific Editor (50%)

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern carries out interdisciplinary research in social and behavioral health, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and international and environmental health, and provides undergraduate and postgraduate education.


  • Assist manuscript preparation for ISPM staff who publish scientific articles in --international journals
  • Give practical guidance about writing for varied scientific journals and responses to reviewers
  • Assist with writing grants, reports, and related documents
  • Provide editorial review of internal ISPM documents and press releases as necessary
  • Review other documents, also as necessary


  • Postgraduate education to PhD level, preferably in the natural sciences, medicine, or related fields
  • Extensive experience with publication in a wide range of peer-reviewed academic journals
  • Experience in supporting researchers writing for scientific publication
  • Native-speaker command of written English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks independently
  • Ability to work flexibly and to deadline

We offer

An international, multidisciplinary, and highly stimulating environment. Close collaboration with researchers who range from beginning graduate students to renowned experts in epidemiology, statistics, and public health. Flexible working hours and excellent IT support. Central University of Bern location in a modern office in a historic building.

Contact and Address

The position is available in May 2021, initially at a 30% level of employment and 50% from July on.
Please apply no later than: 08.03.2021

For further information on the position, please contact Brigitte Wanner, head of the central services, brigitte.wannerispm.unibe.ch

Please send your application in a single PDF-file to hrispm.unibe.ch. Applications must be written in English and include both cover letter and detailed CV.



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