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10 Jobs in Academic Publishing You’d Be Smart to Check Out

Have a passion for publishing, and academics? These book-ish jobs might be right up your alley

If you aspire to work—or move up—in the world of academic publishing or content, our job board has the jobs to make it happen. With current openings from leading scholarly publishing houses and other organizations that deal in academic information, these jobs are perfect for intellectuals, educators and publishers alike.

Springer Nature
A major force in scholarly, scientific, professional and educational publishing, Springer Nature recently merged with other education publishing goliaths—including Macmillan Education. Right now, they’re hiring tons of educational editors, publishers and more. Here are a couple to investigate:

1. Astronomy Editor
You’ll need your PhD in astronomy to land this role, but it’s an incredible opportunity to publish high-quality research across the natural sciences. If you have a passion for science, can demonstrate the breadth of your interest in scientific research and welcome the chance to travel, this New York–, London- or Shanghai-based role may be in the stars for you.
Apply to the Astronomy Editor Job

2. Scientific American Mind, Associate Editor
This Springer Nature–owned bimonthly magazine that focuses on psychology, mental health, neurology and brain science is calling for an energetic editor to join its New York–based team. If you have a strong understanding of storytelling, best practices in science journalism, at least three years’ experience editing for a general audience and don’t mind working under a deadline, this may be the role for you.
Apply to the Associate Editor Job

Taylor & Francis Group
3. Editor, Religion
A leading publisher of scholarly journals and books, Taylor & Francis Group is looking for an editor to manage and grow a dynamic list of religious books. If you have at least two years’ experience as a senior editorial assistant or similar role, a keen financial sense and knowledge of religion, you might want to check out this New York–based opportunity.
Apply to the Editor, Religion, Job

W. Norton & Company
4. Publishing Sales Representative
Independent publisher W.W. Norton & Company prides itself in being “the kind of place where book nerds thrive.” It’s currently on the lookout for an Ohio-based publishing sales rep to meet with professors and instructors to promote textbooks, media and other course materials.
Apply to the Publishing Sales Representative Job

Digital Promise
5. Multimedia Content Producer
The bipartisan nonprofit Digital Promise was organized by Congress to equip Americans of all ages with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy. The organization is seeking a multimedia content producer to help translate its research findings into short, engaging videos out of its office in Redwood City, California.
Apply to the Multimedia Content Producer Job

Triad Media Solutions
6. Education Research Analyst
An interactive direct marketing company in Hoboken, New Jersey, Triad Media Solutions is searching for a bright, detail-oriented individual to join its content team, gathering and analyzing data associated with colleges and universities. This role calls for an inquisitive mind, experience working with large amounts of data and a strong curiosity in the higher education industry, career paths and consumer behavior.
Apply to the Education Research Analyst Job

Knopf Doubleday
7. Marketing Associate
The publishing group Knopf Doubleday is looking for a New York–based marketer. This member of its academic marketing team will coordinate the creation and execution of campaigns, prepare for and attend book exhibits, and manage advertising schedules, among other responsibilities.
Apply to the Marketing Associate Job

Yale University Press
8. Publicist
Yale University Press, the winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes and other prestigious awards, is on the hunt for a publicist to plan and execute publicity strategy for select Yale University Press titles. This New Haven, Connecticut–based role calls for a candidate with three years’ of book publicity or public relations experience.
Apply to the Publicist Job

9. Editor, Life & Physical Science Journals
A publisher of scientific, technical and medical scholarly journals and reference works, Wiley is looking for an editor to oversee a portfolio of journals in the life and physical sciences. This Hoboken, New Jersey–based role calls for three to five years’ experience in journal publishing and the ability to develop an academic network, among other duties.
Apply to the Editor Job

Cambridge University Press
10. Library Sales Representative
The oldest publishing house in the world, Cambridge University Press is looking for a library sales rep to sell online products within the United States library and institutional market. This role is based in New York City and calls for at least three years’ sales experience, preferably in academic digital products.
Apply for the Library Sales Representative Job

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