6 July 2021

EMS Press is Hiring! Freelance Copyeditor and Typesetter [Closed]

Simon Winter

EMS Press is looking for a detail-oriented freelancer with strong technical skills.

We are hiring

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.

Role description

  • 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 

Requirements

  • 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

  • Own equipment

Preferred

  • 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 (winter@ems.press) no later than 31st July 2021. Early applications will be prioritised. 

Freelance typesetter and copyeditor job description (PDF)

First posted on 6th July 2021.

This position is now closed, thank you for your interest.