Madison, WI
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92125-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: EDUC/WCER

Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92125-AS

Working Title: Editor

Official Title: SR EDITOR(R92BN) or EDITOR(R92DN)

Hiring Department: A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER

FTE: 25% - 60%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in English, Journalism or Mass Communications required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* 4 years of experience as an editor for an academic publisher or in an academic setting required; more experience preferred.
* Solid command of the full range of editing skills, from copyediting and proofreading to deep substantive editing.
* Demonstrated experience preparing and finalizing manuscripts for publication; keen eye for detail and accuracy.
* Track record of working under tight deadlines.
* High degree of professionalism and ability to work effectively and diplomatically with
faculty, researchers, and university collaborators at all levels.
* Agility with technology, including electronic editing and online search tools.

Position Summary:

The Editor will work with the WCER senior editor to provide a full range of editing services, primarily on proposals. This
involves deep substantive editing. This position reports to the WCER senior editor.


Franchesca Beswick
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To apply for this position please upload a cover letter addressed to Kurt Brown, a current resume, and within the application form, provide the names and contact information of three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 15 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 29 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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