Editor

Philadelphia, PA 19130

Posted: 08/28/2018 Employment Type: contract Industry: MISC Job Number: 16923
Editor - Scientific / Academic Journals
Philadelphia, PA

Contract (4 months+)
Pay Rate:  30-35/hr

The primary responsibility of this position will focus on evaluating and selecting scientific books and conference proceedings for a content set of scholarly literature. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Select and maintain a collection of scholarly books and proceedings for indexing
  • Resolve and reply to inquiries from editors and publishers regarding coverage and selection criteria. 
  • Present and defend selection criteria for journals based on an informed use of metrics. 
Requirements
  • Graduate Degree in library science
  • Library/information science (Graduate level or above) experience with book cataloging or content selection 
  • Experience in commissioning and/or editing scholarly books 
  • Strong knowledge of scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences and humanities 
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, particularly Word Access and Excel 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work independently 
  • Well organized with regards to policy, standards and work priorities 


Editor - Scientific / Academic Journals - 16923
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