Recruiting for Social Media Editor
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
About the role
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy is seeking a Social Media Editor to create and run an engaging new journal social media account (i.e., Twitter, LinkedIn), to promote the journal, and further support its increasing reach and dissemination. The successful candidate should be studying for or possess a doctoral degree in pharmaceutical science or a related area. They are likely to have proven experience of using social media channels in either their professional and/ or personal lives. Furthermore, they should be able to work and communicate effectively with the journals’ Editorial team, as well as interact with the Taylor & Francis subject Twitter accounts, including @tandfmedicine
The Social Media Editor will be expected to disseminate topical, popular, and newly published Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy content to the scientific community and public on social media platforms, and to agree on a social media plan with the journal’s Editor-in-Chief and Publisher.
The successful candidate will be appointed as ‘Social Media Editor’ on the journal’s Editorial Board, will be provided with guidance and data to support them in their role, and work with the Editor and Publisher to build awareness of Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy by connecting with the journal’s community online. They may also be invited to join journal meetings virtually. This role represents an opportunity to become involved with an academic journal, keep up to date with the latest research in the field and to grow your research network. While this is a voluntary (unpaid role), as an Editorial Board member, the successful candidate will receive an online subscription to the journal and a 30% discount for Routledge, Taylor & Francis books.
About the journal
The aim of Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy is to publish novel, original, peer-reviewed research and review manuscripts related to pharmaceutical science research, specifically in the fields of nanomedicines, formulation, development and delivery technologies, biopharmaceuticals, new material development and processing technology advancement. Research papers must be hypothesis driven and emphasize innovative breakthrough topics. Timely critical review papers within the journal scope are also welcomed.
The priority topics for the journal include:
- New Material Development
- Advanced Formulation, Development and Delivery Technologies
- Innovative Processing and Analytical Technologies
- Preclinical and Clinical Evaluation of Formulation Technologies
- Regulatory Aspects
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy is an internationally renowned journal with Medline, JCR, and Scopus indexing.
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy already successfully serves a huge readership, with over 193,000 downloads in 2022.
Key Skills and Attributes
Ready to apply? Here are the skills and attributes we are looking for in a successful applicant:
- Studying for or possessing a doctoral degree in pharmaceutical science or a related area
- Experience of using social media channels in either their professional and/or personal life
- The capacity to devote time to the role, and to attend occasional virtual meetings and training sessions
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to write short engaging posts about published research
- Creativity to help create a social media plan for the journal and implement it successfully.
To apply, please submit the following:
- Your CV
- Cover letter: outline how you meet the attributes listed above, your vision for the journal’s social media account, and how you would build awareness and maximise dissemination of the journal’s content
The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.