Editorial Assistant

The Open University - Institute of Educational Technology

Temporary contract until 17 October 2020

Based in Milton Keynes

18.5 hours per week

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to support the activity associated with the production of three issues per year of two journals: the Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning (Open Learning) and the Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME). Open Learning is a major publishing vehicle for work on the scholarship of learning and teaching in open and distance education. It enhances learning and teaching within the OU but more widely in the Open and Distance Learning community. JIME is an open access online journal in educational technology that focuses on the implications and use of digital media in education. It aims to foster a multidisciplinary and intellectually rigorous debate on both the theory and practice of interactive media in education. Both are a peer reviewed journals.

You will support the Editor(s) with a range of administrative duties and in the successful production of 3 issues of the Journal per year across both journals. You will be the first point of contact for enquiries about the submission of papers and will manage the contact email address which is published in the Journal and on the journal websites. Open Learning is published by Taylor and Francis Publishers and JIME is published by Ubiquity Press. You will pro-actively support both the Editors and the Editorial Board.

Closing date: Midday, 28 February 2018

Interviews will be held on: 20 March 2018 and 22 March 2018

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