Open Positions

JULS is currently recruiting Layout Associates and Webmasters for the 2019-2020 academic cycle. Application forms can be accessed by clicking on the heading links below. Prospective staff are welcome to submit applications for multiple positions, but only one will be offered. The application deadline is Sunday, January 5th, 2020, at 11:59PM. For specific questions, please contact


Layout Associate Application (4 positions)

JULS Layout Associates work with the Layout Manager to ensure author manuscripts are presented in clear and readable formats. Layout Associates require basic experience with graphic design software, as well as a keen attention to detail. Furthermore, Layout Associates help define the implementation of the JULS brand and ensure professionalism in the journal’s appearance.


Layout Associates will be expected to:

  • Format edited manuscripts with regards to text, figures, graphics, and other miscellaneous material
  • Provide stylistic and artistic recommendations to the Layout Manager
  • Seek out original artwork/figures for special articles and issues
  • Help produce graphics/figures for general use on JULS online platforms

Webmaster Application (2 positions)

JULS Webmasters are responsible for maintaining, updating, and upgrading the 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:

  • Update the with regards to new articles, news, and announcements
  • Engage in the maintenance and upgrading of the WordPress platform
  • Support the Editors-in-Chief in the implementation of an OJS manuscript submission system
  • Collaborate with editorial and layout teams to ensure accurate presentation of articles and essential graphics