Rockefeller University Assistant Production Editor in New York, New York

Job Title Assistant Production Editor

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

The Rockefeller University Press publishes three biomedical research journals: The Journal of Cell Biology, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, and The Journal of General Physiology. We are committed to identifying and publishing the highest quality research. All editorial decisions are made in conjunction with active academic scientists, and peer-review operations and pre-press production functions are carried out at the RUP offices.

Detailed Description

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. Will review freelance copy editor manuscripts and proofs, author correspondence, metadata/data tagging and accuracy checks, and some copy editing.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. Must have experience in a journal production department, effective communication, excellent writing and grammar skills, attention to detail, proven ability to meet deadlines, and a solid understanding of digital production processes. Experience with XML/HTML, Photoshop, and Chicago Manual of Style a plus.

Additional Details

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans