About Research Square
Research Square Company, a five-time INC 5000 award winner, exists to make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. Through our industry leading preprint platform, Research Square, research promotion tools, and AJE’s comprehensive suite of manuscript preparation services, we are proud to have supported over 2.5 million authors in 192 countries since our founding in 2004. Across all sides of our business, our team of former researchers and publishing industry professionals truly understand the importance of sharing research results with the world. By helping researchers communicate their work more effectively, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement.
What we will expect from you once you’re here
We are looking for a senior-level product manager to lead in research into and development of a new AI-driven SaaS product line focused on delivering manuscript assessment and preparation tools for researchers. You will be one of the first key hires for this new product line, so you will need to have strong technical and entrepreneurial skills in your approach to solving problems. You will need both to feel at ease with uncertainty and have a strong instinct to turn that uncertainty into a manageable product portfolio. Ideally, you will have experience at start-ups and early-stage companies.
Our optimal candidate exhibits personal humility and strives to enable the success of their team in our collaborative and I’m fast-moving work environment. Above all else your success at Research Square Company will rely on your ability to build trust with your colleagues.
You will largely work within our Platform ecosystem, most well-known for the Researchsquare.com preprint server. You will help to deliver our digital editing and other manuscript assessment and preparation tools in the Author Hub for researchers. You will lead the product discovery and development processes and will play a critical role in delivering next-generation solutions for academic researchers. You will lead in defining these products in detail, work with design and engineering teams on detailed specification and build, and work with marketing/delivery teams on launch and customer adoption.
You should have the ability to collaborate and align with technical and non-technical stakeholders, experience translating customer needs into technical product requirements, and working with engineering to build and deliver world-class products.
Experience you will need
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Working at Research Square Company
Our team embraces and fuels change, fights for simplicity, invests in customers’ success, and applies a data-driven approach to continuously improve and magnify our impact. We have developed tools and services that have been adopted by major international publishers to improve the publishing experience for their authors.
We are a high-growth, family-friendly, and mission-driven company that regularly wins awards for our workplace culture, pace of growth, and innovations. Our organization is casual and flexible while also being stimulating and dynamic. We have a results-focused work environment.
Research Square Company’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity in all its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, military status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for US-based positions with Research Square must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.
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