Could you be our new textbook manager?

Posted on January 08, 2021 by Alison Fox

Are you an experienced textbook professional looking to take the next step?  Does the prospect of creating and managing a brand new open access textbook programme make you excited? Want to join one of the most exciting, innovative open access publishers around?  Then look no further, we're looking for an experienced Textbook Programme Manager to join our dynamic team! 

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The role will be responsible for identifying key textbook requirements and priorities at UCL, working with academic and library colleagues, and potential authors and writing teams. Responsibilities also cover the planning for resource and costs needed for delivery and growth of the programme over the next five years, including technical and dissemination requirements. This is a full-time, open ended role.

The ideal person will have...

  • Significant textbook publishing experience, preferably gained in an editorial role at a specialist textbook publishing house
  • Experience of research and development of textbooks, and commissioning academic authors
  • Solid understanding of textbook dissemination and course adoption routes
  • Experience of project management, and of leading on a significant multi-stakeholder project

UCL Press launched in 2015 as the UK’s first fully open access university press. It has published over 160 scholarly monographs and has a portfolio of 15 journals, which have attracted over 3.5 million downloads worldwide.


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