“Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Director, Technology and Digital Strategy (EDT) is a key member of PLOS’s executive team and thought partner to the CEO and senior management team. This person works closely with the CEO and other members of the senior management team to instill a culture of transparency, collaboration and dynamic leadership across the organization…”
“The American Institute of Physics is seeking a full time Senior Press Officer to be an integral member of our News and Media team. In partnership with the Media Services Project Manager, this position will plan and execute the operational activities of the media services programs for AIP, AIP Publishing and Member Societies. This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for various media outlets and will take a proactive stance to increase the media reach of AIP, AIP Publishing and Member Societies…”
The American Institute of Physics is seeking a full time Media Services Project Manager to be an integral member of our News and Media team. In partnership with the Senior Press Officer, this position will plan and execute the operational activities of the media services programs for AIP, AIP Publishing and Member Societies. manager’s main focus will be to create and implement short and long-term goals and objectives for the department while providing leadership for a team of four professionals. The successful candidate must have experience with overseeing projects, managing a team and enjoys writing and editing…”
Annual Reviews is “currently seeking a FT Illustration Editor in our Palo Alto office. (Telecommuting may be considered for an exceptional candidate.) Responsibilities include:
- Determining the suitability of submitted images and the best means of improving or readying images for use in print and online
- Creating, revising, enhancing, and finalizing images for use in print and online. This may include rendering from sketches
- Establishing good relations with authors, editors, production editors, and vendors using tact and flexibility
- Ensuring consistent presentation of published graphics by performing quality checks throughout the production cycle…”
Annual Reviews is also “seeking a FT Copyeditor in our Palo Alto office. (Telecommuting may be considered for an exceptional candidate.) Responsibilities include:
- Copyediting complex scientific literature reviews in Microsoft Word and BaKoMa/LaTeX, including copyediting of author-submitted figures.
- Carefully verifying and formatting references to ensure accuracy so that the sources cited can be correctly indexed and discovered.
- Communicating with authors about changes to their review articles.
Reviewing and incorporating author changes, proofreading final figures, and preparing articles for typesetting…
AGU is home to more than 60,000 scientists from 139 countries. As the Manager, Eos News and Features Editor, you will be part of a dynamic association of Earth and space scientists who advance research, collaborate across disciplines, and communicate the importance and impact of science to society. AGU offers our employees exciting opportunities through top-ranked scientific journals, scientific meetings and conferences, and other educational and scientific programs, to present and publish research, gain leadership experience, mentor, and freely exchange knowledge…”
“On behalf of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), KWF Consulting is leading the search for an Editorial Systems Manager to join their organization. This is a newly created position that will focus on systems operations and management of the editorial and production systems involved in the peer review and production of PNAS content…”
“SC&I seeks an experienced editor and writer to support research activities in a part-time position that has the potential to become full-time in the coming years. This position works with the Associate Dean for Research and the business and grants support team at the school to augment external funding and research communication. The person assists faculty individually and in groups as they seek opportunities for external funding of research and develop their proposals for submission…”
“This position coordinates author management from project transmittal to print and production for university press and all aspects of printing and eBook production of all university press imprints including Cincinnati Library Publishing Services. This position also reports to the Director of University Press…”
“Colorado State University is seeking an Editor and Content Manager to join the award-winning and premier content creation and creative teams within the Division of External Relations (DER), the University’s central PR/marketing and communications arm. This position helps determine compelling and aspirational content creation and distribution strategies to tell the University’s story and position CSU for success across its key brand pillars, including but not limited to research, student success, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability…”
The Society for Scholarly Publishing seeks an experienced, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual to manage SSP’s marketing/communications and the day-to-day administrative activities of the society. The Marketing and Operations Manager works collaboratively with the SSP staff, board of directors, partners, and volunteers to manage the day-to-day activities of the society and develop and distribute communications and promotions using a multi-channel communication approach…”
The editors of Physical Review A seek a … colleague for the position of Assistant Editor. The primary responsibility is to manage the peer review process and decide, aided by expert input, which papers merit publication according to the journal’s criteria. The Assistant Editor is expected, after an initial training period, to take independent actions on submitted manuscripts. In addition to this core responsibility, the editor will help with advancing the overall mission of the journal; e.g., by assisting the journal’s remote editors with manuscript handling, by contributing to various highlighting and outreach efforts, … ”
Assistant Production Editor The Rockefeller University Press – New York, NY,
“The Assistant Production Editor will be the primary backup to all Production Editors and will be responsible for all aspects of online and print production for three fast-paced biomedical journals. Responsibilities include:
- Reviewing freelance copy editor manuscripts and proofs
- Corresponding with authors
- Performing metadata/data tagging and accuracy checks,
- Assisting with copy editing…”
HAT TIP TO THE SOCIETY FOR SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING AND THE FOLIO JOB BOARD
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.