The Open Access Books Network is a space for passionate conversations about OA books. Researchers, publishers, librarians, infrastructure providers — indeed, anyone who is interested — can discuss any aspect of OA books here. This group was begun by members of OAPEN, OPERAS, ScholarLed and SPARC Europe.
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Job ads section for OA books
- 17 September 2020 at 11:43 am EDT #37330
If you know about an exciting job opening in the OA books universe, share with the community! In this discussion thread we will be adding information about OA books related job openings.
- 7 October 2020 at 6:51 am EDT #37821
- 9 October 2020 at 10:55 am EDT #37876
The Open Access Tracking Project tracks OA-related news about jobs (tag “oa.jobs”) and books (tag “oa.books”). A boolean feed of items with both tags shows jobs related to OA books: http://tagteam.harvard.edu/hubs/oatp/item_search?q=%23oa.jobs+%23oa.books
All OATP feeds are crowd-sourced and updated in real time. You can make them more comprehensive by tagging the OA-related news and comment you encounter. Here’s how to get started or see what’s involved.
- 13 October 2020 at 5:27 am EDT #37959
- 10 November 2020 at 6:42 am EST #39871
COPIM is looking for Outreach and Research Assistant. Join the wonderful team, details here: https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/outreach-and-research-associate/release/3, deadline for applying December 8th 2020.
- 9 February 2021 at 11:44 am EST #42230
The University of London Press (an OA press) is looking for a Publications Officer in a part-time capacity. “An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Publications Officer to join the newly launched University of London Press based in the School of Advanced Study at a pivotal moment in its history. The Press is being focused towards a new innovative publishing strategy”: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CEA714/publications-officer
- 16 February 2021 at 5:23 am EST #42438
- 26 March 2021 at 4:52 am EDT #43768
Open Position: COPIM Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books @ Loughborough University
- 2 April 2021 at 12:10 pm EDT #43968
Open Position: COPIM WP5 Product Manager for Open Medatada System (Full-time or Part-time) @ Open Book Publishers. Application deadline: April 15, 2021.
- This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by Tobias Steiner.
- 13 April 2021 at 6:59 am EDT #44232
Just re-upping this post about the COPIM WP5 Product Manager for Open Medatada System (Full-time or Part-time) @ Open Book Publishers, which closes on FRIDAY https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/open-position-product-manager-ft-or-pt/
- 4 May 2021 at 12:13 pm EDT #44816
Open Position: Libraries Outreach Associate at Punctum Books. Closing date May 31.
- 8 September 2021 at 7:31 am EDT #49006
Taylor and Francis are looking for a Partnership Development Manager for Open Access books, and a Content Development Manager for Open Access books. Closing date 26 September.
- 8 September 2021 at 7:38 am EDT #49007
Open Book Publishers is looking for a software engineer to support our development of open source infrastructure for open access book publishing. 18 month full-time or part-time position. FTE Salary £24-30k. Closing date 26 September. https://www.openbookpublishers.com/section/37/1
- This reply was modified 11 months, 2 weeks ago by Lucy Barnes.
- 12 October 2021 at 6:48 am EDT #49772
This job application window has been extended — OBP are still looking for a software engineer, so please share far and wide!
- 20 October 2021 at 11:22 am EDT #50008
Exciting opportunity — the University of Dundee are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Publishing Officer (Scottish Universities Open Access Press) within our Research and Resources Division, LLC&CI to implement a new Open Access University Press for Scotland: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CKA878/publishing-officer-scottish-universities-open-access-press
- 21 April 2022 at 7:43 am EDT #57872
Open Position: The OAPEN Foundation is looking for a Project Manager to help with promoting and supporting the transition to open access for academic books. Responsibilities include participation in project activities, supporting technical operations, services and assisting with financial administration of the foundation. Full-time position:
- 30 June 2022 at 7:54 am EDT #59921
ACLS is hiring a Project Manager, Higher Education Initiatives: Publishing Initiatives (2-year term) based in New York, to ‘focus on instigating changes in the book publishing ecosystem that would strengthen the goals of the mission-driven constituencies involved, while addressing the risk factors and constituents’ concerns that currently stand as barriers to change.’
More details here: https://acls.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=28
- 3 August 2022 at 2:09 pm EDT #60615
OPERAS is hiring a Community Manager to facilitate community consultation and engagement related to Open Access eBook Usage (OAeBU) data. https://www.operas-eu.org/calls-and-job-opportunities/community-manager-oa-ebook-usage-oaebu-data-trust/
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