30 Jul

2016/2017 Call for Executive Staff

The 2016-17 call for executive staff has now ended.

For review board and layout associate position applications, check back in September!

JULS is constantly seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to assume staff positions for the upcoming 2016-2017 edition. Together, we will work towards producing a professional-level journal that will showcase some of the finest research work achieved by undergraduate students here at the University of Toronto. Please see below the openings for the senior executive staff of JULS 2016-2017.

Application Requirements:

  1. All returning undergraduates at the University of Toronto to the Fall/Winter 2016-2017 term are eligible to apply for the listed positions, although previous experience and/or involvement with JULS is strongly encouraged.
  2. Please read over each position’s requirements and fill out the relevant application form(s) found below.
  3. All candidates must submit a curriculum vitae (CV) along with their application highlighting previous research, and other co-curricular experience and skills.
  4. The deadline to submit the relevant documents is: Friday, August 12, 2016 11:59pm.

Senior Editors (3-4 positions) → Apply

  • Review and edit primary and secondary research articles
  • Support in securing faculty reviewers for submitted articles
  • Assist in organizing JULS events (e.g. clubs days, issue distribution, etc.)

Layout Managers (2 positions) → Apply

  • Assist in reviewing and selecting layout associates
  • Oversee all aspects of designing the layout for the journal
  • Support in general management of JULS and the JULS website
  • NOTE: This position requires a significant time commitment during the second semester.

Review Board Managers (2 positions) → Apply

  • Assist in reviewing and selecting the editorial review board
  • Assign articles for review to student and faculty review boards
  • Communicate with the editorial review board, senior editors, faculty, and editors-in-chief while overseeing and managing the peer review process

News Managers (1-2 positions) → Apply

  • Review and edit news proposals and articles
  • Update the JULS website and Facebook page with current news/debates – must be familiar with social media
  • Assist in organizing JULS events (e.g. clubs days, issue distribution, etc.)

External Affairs Managers (2 positions) → Apply

  • Communicating with external organizations on behalf of JULS (primarily to obtain funding)
  • Recruit authors as well as other general JULS staff
  • Advertising JULS and organizing distribution of both online and printed issues of the journal