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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is seeking an individual to fill the roll of part-time Assistant Editor Associate for the journal of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ET&C)


Support: The primary function of this position is to provide editorial and administrative support to the editorial office of the journal.

Editorial: Prepare files for online publication. Edit manuscripts, tables, and figures to ensure submissions adhere to the journal’s style guidelines and standards of quality. Work with the authors on questionable text and references, providing suggestions for revisions. Track manuscripts through production and publication and help maintain electronic databases.

Communication: Provide immediate assistance to authors, reviewers, and editors on journal-related matters. Manage and grow the journal's social media presence.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of publishing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong editing skills and high comfort level reading academic and scientific writing
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and multitask
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of CSE editorial style and ScholarOne Manuscript's web-based peer review management system preferred

Work Schedule

This position will be filled at 75% (30 hours per week). Hours and schedule can be flexible and will be determined at the time of employment, as fits with both the candidate’s and the editorial office’s scheduling needs.

Additional Information

Building on more than a century of leadership in environmental science, management, policy, and design, SEAS became a new school, the School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS), as of July 1. 2017. For more information please visit our website at:

Salary Range:

$24,000 – $27,000 at 75% (100% $32,000 - $36,000)

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.