EMS Press is looking for a detail-oriented freelancer with strong technical skills.
EMS Press is looking for a freelancer offering copyediting and typesetting services for our portfolio of journals. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be tasked with preparing articles for print.
Typesetting and (light) copyediting of journal articles in LaTeX
Creating the galley proofs
Communication with the authors
Incorporating the authors’ corrections
Providing the final source and PDF files
Master’s degree or higher in mathematics, physics, computer science or any related field
Advanced knowledge of LaTeX and mathematical typesetting
Excellent written English skills
Interest in and basic knowledge of typography
Strong attention to detail
Basic programming skills (for example, using regular expressions)
Native English speaker
Previous typesetting experience in academic publishing
What we offer
Flexible part-time workload and working hours
Evenly distributed assignments throughout the year
Comprehensive introduction and support from professional typesetters regarding content and technical questions
This role would be suitable for students and those with other commitments
Please send your CV and a sample PDF of typeset material (e.g. a thesis or an article you have typeset) along with your preferred start date to Simon Winter (email@example.com) no later than 31st July 2021. Early applications will be prioritised.
First posted on 6th July 2021.