Production Support for Publishing Platform (m/f/d)

Leibniz-Zentrum für Psychologische Information und Dokumentation (ZPID), Trier

The Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) in Trier (Germany) is an internationally renowned research support organization in psychology and a member of the prestigious Leibniz Association.

To fulfill the ever-increasing research infrastructure needs expressed by researchers and psychology professionals, ZPID is in the process of strategic expansion directed at meeting these needs to become psychology’s one-stop research service center. Current as well as future ZPID research areas and services are based on and guided by the values of open science and open innovation.

Join the growing ZPID team at the forefront of the open science movement! Current opening:

Production Support for Publishing Platform (m/f/d)

(salary group TV-L E9, 100%, limited for 2 years)

Preferred start date is October 1, 2019 or later.

Duties and functions:

The successful applicant is expected to assist in production management and is primarily responsible for the production (copy- and layout editing) of full issues of PsychOpen Gold scientific journals. PsychOpen Gold is ZPID’s open access publication platform for psychology.

You will work in close collaboration with the team leader of PsychOpen Gold within Archiving and Publication Services. Production management will be accompanied by formal quality checks of manuscripts, distribution of final articles and metadata to indexing services, as well as communication with authors and editors. You will also support the team in optimizing and evolving production workflows and -processes.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field or professional experience at a comparable level
  • Good knowledge of the formal standards/quality criteria for research articles; knowledge of APA style and metadata standards is a plus
  • Good knowledge of the whole academic publication workflow
  • Knowledge of scholarly information and documentation systems and editing software
  • Very good knowledge of standard office software (e.g., MS Office, MS Excel); basic skills in image editing; basic skills in XML, XSLT, HTML, or LaTeX are a plus
  • Ability to analyze, structure, and enrich complex information resources
  • Very rigorous, thorough and structured working style
  • Excellent English skills. Knowledge of other languages is a plus

For further information, please contact Roland Ramthun via rr(at)leibniz-psychology.org.

In order to apply, please register with our online portal here https://leibniz-psychology.jobbase.io/job/899alex8

and upload the following documents (until September 29, 2019):

  • Cover letter addressing the motivation for the application and the selection criteria
  • CV
  • Relevant certificates of degree(s)
  • optional: Names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of potential referees

Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference. We are a family-friendly employer and have been certified by the audit Work & Family.

Please note that online applications will only be accepted until 29/09/2019 via the following URL: https://leibniz-psychology.jobbase.io/apply/b86xc08pvjkrhrmo0z2iy8zwtz3509p