JULS is currently recruiting editorial staff for the 2019-2020 academic cycle. Open positions and applications can be accessed below. Prospective staff are welcome to submit applications for multiple positions, but only one will be offered. For specific questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
JULS Senior Editors evaluate author manuscripts to ensure technical, structural, and stylistic standards. Senior editors require significant scientific and research experience across a range of disciplines, as well as strong written language capabilities. Furthermore, senior editors act as a liaison between authors and JULS for discussing manuscript feedback and revisions.
Senior Editors will be expected to:
JULS Layout Managers work to ensure author manuscripts are presented in clear and readable formats. Layout managers require significant graphic design and publishing experience, with a keen attention to detail. Furthermore, layout managers define the implementation of the JULS brand and ensure quality and professionalism in the journal’s appearance.
Layout Managers will be expected to:
JULS External Affairs Managers act as a liaison between JULS, the public, and other professional organizations. External affairs managers are responsible for communications between funding agencies, sponsoring departments, and other personnel supporting JULS operations. Furthermore, External affairs managers organize outreach campaigns and initiatives to increase readership and interest in the JULS organization.
External Affairs Managers will be expected to:
JULS News Managers are responsible for evaluating and coordinating the review of news articles submitted to JULS. New managers work with senior editors to review scientific content and stylistic accuracy of news articles covering recent developments in life science research. In addition, news managers coordinate original content produced from JULS, including interviews, features, and faculty spotlights.
News Managers will be expected to:
JULS Review Board Members are responsible for assigning faculty reviewers to author manuscripts for the peer-review process. Review board members are required to identify faculty with sufficient expertise in relation to submitted manuscripts. In addition, Review board members are responsible for resolving disputes regarding author rebuttals, and overall ensure a fair and balanced peer-review process.
Review board members will be expected to:
JULS Webmasters are responsible for maintaining, updating, and upgrading the juls.ca web platform. This includes the digitization and archival work of previous JULS issues, as well as supporting the implementation of OJS to the JULS platform. Webmasters are also required to collaborate with various editorial and layout teams to ensure accurate web presentation of journal materials.
Webmasters will be expected to: