The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), a non-profit educational institute/think tank devoted to the study of international migration, seeks to hire an editorial assistant for its publications, the International Migration Review (IMR) and the Journal on Migration and Human Security (JMHS).
The editorial assistant will manage all administrative processes related to the publication of IMR and JMHS. Among other areas of responsibility, s/he will oversee the logistical aspects of the submission, peer-evaluation and publication of articles; perform typesetting and layout of articles in Adobe InDesign for JMHS; interface with authors and publishers; maintain and update mailing lists; and summarize research and articles for CMS’s website and other purposes.
Requirements include: close attention to detail; excellent written communication skills; experience with desktop publishing and Adobe Creative Suite highly desirable; knowledge of Chicago writing and citation style; interest in migration scholarship and/or academic background in a related field. This is a starting level position with opportunities for advancement. Candidates seeking part- or full-time work should submit a letter of interest with salary requirements, as well as resume and writing sample, by March 7th, to Daniela Alulema at DAlulema@cmsny.org.