Production Editor

About the Position


This is a full-time position in Krakow, suitable for newly graduated. As a Production Editor you will partake in the process of publishing research articles. Through your work you will help to make the world of science more accessible to a large public. MDPI cares about each employee from the first day by providing extensive trainings and tools to develop the full potential. The trainings are conducted from the office in Kraków but we offer the possibility to choose between working fully from the office or remotely after you pass successfully the 6-month training period.


Job Summary


Once accepted for publication, articles must be prepared to company and industry standards in PDF, XML and HTML formats. This work is carried out by a production team, using custom software developed by MDPI.



  • Supporting the editorial process for academic research journals with copy-editing
  • Communicating and cooperating with editors to ensure a high-quality and rapid publication
  • Technical formatting of English scientific manuscripts (Word or LaTeX files)
  • Converting Word or LaTeX files to XML files
  • Using customized software to layout scientific manuscripts
  • Converting XML file to a new LaTeX file, ensuring that a new PDF file can be generated in high quality

Your profile:

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in any subject
  • Good command of English—at least B2 level
  • General computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Computer programming skills and familiarity with XTML or XML can be an asset
  • Previous experience in editing can be an advantage
  • Excellent self-organization and attention to detail
  • Willingness to collaborate as part of an international team
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams

What we offer

  • Full-time job with standard working hours (8 hours/day)
  • Private health insurance (fully covered by MDPI)
  • MultiSport card
  • Monthly team buildings
  • Trainings and tutor’s guidance
  • Working in the international team
  • Gaining experience in basic coding (HTML)
  • Promotion opportunities inside of a fast growing company

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.




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