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De Gruyter publishes first-class scholarship and has done so for more than 270 years. An international, independent publisher headquartered in Berlin -- and with further offices in Boston, Beijing, Basel, Vienna, Warsaw and Munich -- it publishes over 1,300 new book titles each year and more than 900 journals in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, mathematics, engineering, computer sciences, natural sciences, and law. The publishing house also offers a wide range of digital media, including open access journals and books.

Acquisitions Editor Mathematics & Computer Sciences

As part of our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STM) division, our editorial department continuously develops the digital and print titles portfolio of first-class specialist literature. In your role, you will be responsible for the acquisition of new outstanding publication projects. The position on offer foresees an unlimited contract.


  • Strategic development and international alignment of our Mathematics and Computer Sciences portfolio in close coordination with our Vice President Publishing for STM
  • Acquisition of a publication portfolio (books, book series, electronic resources) in Mathematics and Computer Sciences with a focus on the U.S. market
  • Expansion and fostering of academic and professional networks with authors, editors, societies, research institutes and companies in the industries
  • Budget responsibility for project signings and output toward achieving economic objectives
  • Representation of the department at international academic conferences and industry fairs
  • Close collaboration with our editorial office, production, marketing, and sales teams


  • Ideally a Master’s degree or a PhD in Mathematics (pure or applied), Computer Sciences or related subject
  • Professional experience is a plus
  • Network in the according communities
  • Strong focus on acquisitions and demonstrated interpersonal and communicational abilities
  • An good knowledge of the market and a strong interest in different publishing forms
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • An exciting professional challenge for one of the innovation drivers of the publishing industry
  • Extensive benefits for a healthy, balanced life and work
  • Time and space for curiosity, learning and development
  • Passionate colleagues in diverse teams
At De Gruyter, we believe in diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunities for everyone. It is our shared goal to create a workplace culture centered around inclusion and belonging.

Vontavia Smith | Human Resources
Phone: 857-303-0165