Managing Editor, Radiation Detection Technology &Methods, Beijing, China


Managing Editor, Radiation Detection Technology &Methods

Location: Beijing, China

Do you have a passion for physics and its applications, and a desire to explore beyond your own field of research? Do you want to enable scientists from around the world to communicate their work to their peers? Do you want to work at the heart of the scientific community in China, one of the world’s biggest investors in scientific research?

Radiation Detection Technology & Methods is a new, interdisciplinary, international peer-reviewed journal. We publish original, high-quality research on subjects including nuclear electronics, detectors, nuclear imaging and monitoring techniques, computer and control techniques, accelerator technology, and radiation protection. We are currently recruiting a Managing Editor to lead development and handle daily operations for the journal. This position will be based at the journal’s Editorial Office, at the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IHEP), Beijing.

The position includes:

  • Overall management and development of journal workflow
  • Dayto-day handling of editorial work, including initial assessment of manuscripts and checking of final proofs
  • Assisting the Editorsin-Chief in inviting manuscripts and arranging peer review
  • Attending relevant academic conferences and seminars to promote the journal, build connections with the community, and stay abreast with the latest developments in the field, raising the overall quality and recognition of the journal.

The successful candidate should meet the following requirements:


  • PhD in nuclear science and technology or a related field
  • Publication record in SCI or EI-indexed academic journals in the field
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ongoing interest in and curiosity about research in this field, and passion to communicate that research to other people
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems and think creatively 
  • Willingness to travel within China and internationally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other standard office software


  • Experience in postdoctoral research or in academic publishing
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop or similar image editing software
  • Chinese language skills


This is a full-time, permanent position, subject to an initial probationary period, to start as soon as possible. As well as salary and benefits, the successful candidate may be eligible for additional grants. The Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, will assist with applying for a Chinese work visa and residence permit.

To apply, please send a CV, publication list and cover letter by email to:

Dr Wenli Zheng, Director, Library and Information Services Division

Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

19B Yuquan Road, Shijingshan District, Beijing 100049, China

You should also arrange for 3 reference letters to be sent to the same address.

Applicants invited to interview will be asked to provide copies of all degree certificates and identity card / passport.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Radiation Detection Technology & Methods is published by Springer in partnership with the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the China Nuclear Electronics and Nuclear Detection Society. For more information about the journal, visit; for more information about the Institute of High Energy Physics, visit