Rockefeller University Production Editor in New York, New York

Job Title Production Editor

Employment Status Full Time

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 Production Editor will lead and handle all aspects of online and print production of a fast-paced biomedical journal. Will be responsible for all aspects of journal production, page layout of articles, copy editing, and supervising staff. Will also be responsible for author correspondence, proofs, general journal operation, as well as occasional pre-flight and image editing.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. Must have experience with InDesign, MS Word, and Photoshop. Must have a team-oriented mindset with solid leadership and effective communication skills. Excellent writing and grammar skills, attention to detail, proven ability to meet deadlines, and solid understanding of electronic production processes/printing technology necessary. Familiarity with HTML, XML and Chicago Manual of Style a plus.

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