BSRLM’s journal, Research in Mathematics Education (RME), is seeking a new Editorial Assistant, to start work in September 2020. A job description is below, please could you advertise this among your networks. Short CVs and a letter of application should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org by midday on 3rd August. Online interviews with the editors will be arranged shortly afterwards.
The duties of the RME Editorial Assistant include: receiving new submissions and reviewing these for completion before passing them through to the editors; producing periodic summary reports on submitted papers; managing the storage of documents on Dropbox; sending reminders of overdue actions to the editors; assisting in correspondence with the publisher, Editorial Board, Advisory Board, authors and reviewers; routine assistance in the processing of submissions and tracking through the production system; sending reject letters and processing editorial decisions; managing the online media presence of the journal e.g. on twitter and changes to the RME website which is managed by T&F; providing report information for Board meetings and other editorial requests. The EA also coordinates the Board meetings and takes minutes. The RME Editorial Assistant role is well-suited to persons with secretarial expertise and/or graduate students in a related academic field. The RME Editorial Assistant is paid an honorarium of £170 per month, in return for up to 4 hours per week on average, at times by arrangement with the editors, in 44 weeks per year. The location of the RME Editorial Assistant is immaterial, conditional on face-to-face meetings with the Editors from time to time.