Negotiation Journal is a multidisciplinary international journal devoted to the publication of works that advance the theory, analysis, practice, and instruction of negotiation and dispute resolution. It is published quarterly by the Program on Negotiation (PON) and Wiley Publishers.
Reporting to the journal's editor (faculty) as well as PON's managing director, the managing editor will bear primary responsibility for all editorial operations, including managing the peer review process, editing all manuscripts for publication, maintaining the journal's standards of quality, and ensuring on-time publication. Specific duties include:
Conduct initial review of all submissions to determine suitability of topic and approach, and whether submission meets minimal standards of readability, logic, and grasp of relevant scholarship.
Invite external reviewers and manage entire external review process.
Rigorously edit all accepted manuscripts for clarity, logic, style, readability, and consistency.
Review and correct final proofs prior to publication; conduct plagiarism check.
Coordinate production, design, digital, and copyright issues in conjunction with publisher.
Help plan and execute special issues and sections.
Manage long-term strategic planning and policy issues in partnership with faculty editor and program managing director and publisher.
Act as liaison to publisher and to editorial advisory board; coordinate editorial advisory board membership with editor.
Represent journal at selected scholarly and professional association conferences and events.
Revise and update style guidelines, and submission and review procedures as appropriate.
Help plan special journal events as appropriate.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
This is a term appointment expected to extend through June 30, 2021, with the possibility of extension, contingent upon continued funding and business needs.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree and minimum 5 years editing experience, preferably in an academic/scholarly setting.
Experience with legal and/or social sciences writing/editing is preferred, but not required
Experience working under deadline pressure
Experience working with Chicago or other style conventions
Proofreading experience and familiarity with proof reader/copy editor markup (also fairly easy to learn, however)
Comfortable interacting with people in a non-synchronous environment because so many of the authors as well as the production team are multiple time zones away
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48336BR
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