Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
Duke University Press (DUP) seeks to hire two Assistant Managing Journal Editors to work primarily, but not exclusively, in the areas of mathematics, philosophy, and the social sciences; overseeing the editorial and production processes for a set of journals, from initial manuscript to final files for print and web. The Assistant Managing Editor ensures editorial quality and balances this objective with schedule. Selected candidates will have solid editorial experience and excellent project management skills; will demonstrate the ability to make decisions and solve problems independently; as well as a commitment to continuous learning. If you're interested in these two opportunities please submit the University-required electronic application, including your résumé and cover letter, before close of the position at Noon on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. I. Manage Editorial and Production Processes for a Set of Journals
II. Additional Responsibilities
Work requires communication skills, plus analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work generally requires one year of editorial experience in a publishing or related setting to acquire skills necessary to assist in managing and coordinating a variety of tasks such as copy editing, researching and evaluating technicalor scientific manuscripts for accuracy, clarity, content, and completeness, monitoring production schedules, proofreading galleys and page proofs and checking layout, and illustrations. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
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