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Convocatoria: Imago Mundi – The International Journal for the History of Cartography

La revista Imago Mundi: The International Journal for the History of Cartography abre convocatoria laboral para Editores asistentes y Bibliógrafo, para aplicar es necesario tener dominio del idioma inglés y acceso óptimo a internet. Para solicitar la postulación se deberá enviar lo requerido antes del 28 de febrero de 2023. Para recibir las postulaciones se deberán tener en cuenta los siguientes requisitos y condiciones:

Para el rol de Editor asistente se requieren dos personas, quienes iniciarían en febrero de 2023:

  • Each Assistant Editor will receive a stipend of £2,000 annually. While the position is open to all applicants, we anticipate that it will be of most interest to graduate students or early career professionals with an interest in the history of cartography who wish to learn about academic publishing.  
  • The Assistant Editors will report to the journal editor(s). Responsibilities include editorial and administrative tasks, with primary responsibility for correspondence regarding manuscript submissions with authors and reviewers, and administrative correspondence, including with Imago Mundi’s publisher and editorial team and helping ensure that the team meets publication goals and deadlines. Depending on interests and skills, additional contributions may include helping with initial manuscript review and copyediting, image editing, social media and outreach, and projects decided with the journal’s editors. We anticipate that the work will demand on average 4-6 hours/week. 
  • Fluency in English is required; additional language skills are welcome. Applicants must have internet access and be proficient in basic computer skills.
  • We invite interested applicants to send an email explaining their interest in and experience with the history of cartography and publishing industries, and a short CV (no more than 5 pages), as well as the names of two references. References may be academic or professional. 
  • Applications and queries can be sent to editor.imagomundi@gmail.com . The editors will schedule online meetings/interviews with finalists on a rolling basis, until the positions have been filled. Consideration of applications will begin on February 28, 2023. 

Para el rol de Bibliógrafo se requiere una persona:

  • The International Journal for the History of Cartography is recruiting a second individual who, along with Colin Dupont (KBR, Royal Library of Belgium), will prepare the bibliography and indexes which are part of the journal’s offerings.
  • The bibliography is global in scope, with entries in many languages. Applicants with competencies in Chinese are especially welcome. The position would be well suited to a librarian or individual with research experience in the history of cartography, but is open to all. The position comes with an annual stipend of £250.
  • The journal is published with Taylor and Francis twice annually, in January and July, in paper and online editions, with contributions to the bibliography in each issue. The editorial team works remotely and communicates primarily via email.
  • The successful candidate would gather, format, and index the newest publications, working closely with Colin and the journal’s national representative and editors. The bibliographers submit a new list of sources twice a year and review proofs of the bibliography.
  • Prospective applicants should send a brief cv and an email detailing their interest to editor.imagomundi@gmail.com For full consideration, please submit your application by February 28, 2023. Questions can also be directed to that address.

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