Development Editor – editor position at a physics publisher with a collaborative work environment, co-workers that double as friends, unlimited coffee and chocolate, and an unmatched retirement plan.
Why Should You Apply?
If you are interested in scientific publishing and working as part of a team to develop ebooks for a leading publisher, then this is the position for you.
AIP Publishing is looking for a Development Editor to join a new in-house ebook publishing team. The role supports internal and external stakeholders throughout the ebook development process. The Development Editor will need to:
Provide administrative support to the Commissioning Editor through initial project assessment and contracted agreement
Ensure that the overall project is on track from an editorial perspective
Work closely with the author during the origination phase, managing manuscripts and any ancillary materials, and clearing permissions for the reuse of third-party material
Evaluate manuscript as it develops, ensuring adherence to contracted content
Edit and guide re-writing as necessary to meet required standards of style and language
Consult with the Commissioning Editor on any development and preproduction issues
Liaise with all key stakeholders in the publishing process, ensuring that the internal scheduling system accurately reflects the project status
Job Location and Qualifications:
This role will be based in AIP Publishing’s Long Island offices in New York and, as such, candidates must have the right to live and work in the United States.
A Bachelor’s degree, in the sciences, English, Communications, or Business Administration or the equivalent work experience is a must
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Experience in book, media, or scholarly publishing and a familiarity with research publication in physics-related journals is desirable.
To apply please submit a resume along with a brief statement highlighting the unique skills you would bring to this role.
AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing’s mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. AIP Publishing’s portfolio comprises 28 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.
AIP Publishing offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement and tuition assistance as well as an onsite fitness center. Our new collaborative office design encourages innovation and creativity with a variety of flexible spaces to suit a variety of working styles. At AIP Publishing, ideas and suggestions are encouraged and valued. Our employees are our most valuable assets, working together as a team to meet the needs of our customers.
AIP Publishing is proud to be an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
About AIP Publishing
For more than 80 years, AIP Publishing has been a trusted source of research journals, conference proceedings, and essential information for physical scientists everywhere.
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.