Managing Editor

Massachusetts, United States
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
  • Job Number: 16634
  • Functional Area: Publishing
  • Department: MIT Press
  • School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
  • Schedule: M-F, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

MANAGING EDITORMIT Press, to be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the editorial operation and the peer review process for a new pre-print server and journal in cryptocurrency research. Will work with editorial decision-makers, journal board members, peer reviewers, authors, manuscript submitters, and members of the journal's reading public.  Responsibilities will include coordinating the decision-making and peer review process among associate editors and editors-in-chief (50%); answering e-correspondence from authors, prospective authors, reviewers, associate editors, guest editors, and other inquirers (10%); working with the EIC and associate editors to identify potential new authors (10%); developing a community of researchers and readers who will form the main audience for the journal (10%); communicating regularly with MIT Press production coordinator concerning status of expected final-version manuscripts (10%); and performing other duties as needed (10%).  

A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a minimum of a B.A. or B.S.; knowledge of the cryptocurrency space including terminology and key and emerging topics; at least two years’ experience working in a cryptocurrency-related field; strong English verbal and written communication skills; and discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues.  Publishing experience is preferred.  

This is a one-year, renewable position.  

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.