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    Join the Ubiquity Press team!

    Ubiquity Press is more than a publisher – we’re also engineering new technology that will change and improve the future of research communications worldwide. We’re a dynamic and idealistic company, and can offer the excitement and advantages of working for a start-up, based from our offices in London, UK and Oakland, California. We have a wide focus: from supporting open access university publishing, including research data and software, to solutions for the developing world.

    We look for talented people with broad publishing and/or technical skills, who have a research background and interest, and who genuinely want to have an impact on the world.

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    Editorial Account Manager (London, UK)

    The Editorial Account Manager plays a critical role in ensuring that all publishing activity on the platform develops in a positive manner. This role involves the management of Ubiquity Press publications as well as helping to manage members of the Ubiquity Partner Network.

    The role includes assisting partner presses in growing their publication platforms, via training and supporting external Press Managers, ensuring a smooth interoperation with the Ubiquity Press team. Journal and book management will also play a key role, with development and engagement with the editorial team essential to success.

    The role includes delivering a high quality service as each publication platform grows, ensuring a streamlined flow of articles/books through peer review, maintaining quality standards, promoting published content and developing editorial policy. The Editorial Account Manager is the central point of contact throughout the press, journal and book workflow, from acquisition through peer-review until publication and post-publication review. Contact with external Press Managers, journal editors, authors and site users will be frequent. Customer service and project management will play a large part of the role, making communication, organisation and time management essential attributes.

    Responsibilities:
    Press Management

    Journals

    Books

    About you:
    Desired qualifications/experience

    Personal attributes

    Application Process

    Please send your CV and short covering letter to tim.wakeford@ubiquitypress.com. This should contain any salary expectations you may have; successful applicants will be invited to the office for interview.

     

    Frontend Developer (London, UK)

    In this full-time position, you will take on a range of responsibilities, and will be involved in all stages of the front end software lifecycle: from design through development, testing and deployment to maintenance. We’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, inventive, and who genuinely wants to have an impact on the world.

    Profile:

    We’re looking for a candidate with proven JS/React development skills and above all apositive attitude and willingness to learn new technologies. The core skills we are lookingfor:

    Additional experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

    Things we like:

    Things we are involved in:

    How to apply for this role: Please email us your CV and short covering letter, including:

    If your application moves past the CV stage you will be requested to:

     

    Software Developer - PHP (London, UK)

    Our platform is specialised for open access academic publishing, which makes research available to anyone in the world, without barriers. It includes all aspects of publishing technology, as well as features designed to enhance communication among researchers, and the universities in our network. We employ a range of technologies to achieve this.

    In this permanent full-time position, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on a world-leading open source OJS publishing software, and collaborate with a large open source community in order to expand the functionality of the OJS REST API. The role will also involve designing and running integration tests and optimizing the database layer of the existing OJS REST API to improve the performance of the platform. We’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, inventive, and who genuinely wants to have an impact on the world.

    Profile:

    We’re looking for a candidate with proven web development skills, prefers simple over complicated, and above all a positive attitude and willingness to learn new technologies.

    The core skills we are looking for:

    Additional experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

    How to apply for this role: Please email us your CV and short covering letter, including:

    If your application moves past the CV stage you will be requested to:

     

    Software Developer - Python (London, UK)

    In this full-time position, you will take on a range of responsibilities, and will be involved in all stages of the software lifecycle: from design through development, testing and deployment to maintenance. We’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, inventive, and who genuinely wants to have an impact on the world.

    Profile:

    We’re looking for a candidate with proven web development skills and above all a positive attitude and willingness to learn new technologies.

    The core skills we are looking for:

    Additional experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

    Things we like:

    Things we are involved in:

    How to apply for this role: Please email us your CV and short covering letter, including:

    If your application moves past the CV stage you will be requested to: