Ubiquity Press is more than a publisher – we’re also engineering new technology that will change and improve the future of research communications worldwide. We’re a dynamic and idealistic company, and can offer the excitement and advantages of working for a rapidly-growing company. We have a wide focus: from supporting open access university publishing and infrastructure, including research data and software, to solutions for the developing world. Headquartered in London, with a distributed workforce in North America and Europe, Ubiquity Press offers an open and supportive environment where staff are encouraged to grow and develop.
We look for talented people with broad publishing and/or technical skills, who have a research background and interest, and who genuinely want to have an impact on the world. Applicants are evaluated solely on their ability to contribute to the success of the mission, and the company recognises the strength and insight that diverse teams bring - to this end, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives to join our team.
Job Type: Permanent, full-time
Location: London, UK or USA (Hybrid - London office OR remote)
Salary: Basic (depending on experience) + Uncapped Commissions
Please note that most of ]u[ Ubiquity’s staff work in a hybrid model where office space is available in our headquarters in London, but most team members work remotely. The successful candidate based in the UK and will be required to travel to the London office regularly, but not too frequently (on average once or twice a month), in order to attend Team meetings and social events
As ]u[ Ubiquity is quickly gaining ground in all its segments and gaining lots of interest from academic libraries, societies, consortia, universities and groups of researchers worldwide, we need three passionate open access believers to advise our stakeholders in choosing the best ]u[ Ubiquity services options according to their specific needs.
The Open Access Advisers, who will be reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, will be representing all of ]u[ Ubiquity’s range of open access solutions (journals, partner presses and institutional repositories) in their allocated territory (dependent on location). They will be the first point of contact for any interested parties and will actively seek new partnerships to promote our services.
If you’re looking for a role where you can actively take part in helping the dissemination of research in all academic fields, please read further.
Please send your salary expectations, CV, covering letter summarising how your experience of open access in academic publishing or research libraries can be applied to the role, to email@example.com. Successful applicants will be invited for online interviews, with the aim to make a quick decision.
Job Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £45,000-55,000 per year
Location: UK-based (Hybrid - London office OR remote)
In this permanent full-time position, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on a world-leading open source OJS publishing software, and collaborate with a large open source community in order to expand the functionality of the Open Journal Systems. The role will also involve designing and running integration tests and optimising the database layer of the existing OJS REST API to improve the performance of the platform.
The ideal candidate will spend all of the working day on PHP products and almost solely on the backend (basic CSS, JS and HTML skills are required, but most of the work will be purely focused on PHP coding and testing), while supporting the open source development.
We're looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, inventive, and who genuinely wants to have an impact on the world.
Please note that Ubiquity works in a hybrid model where office space is available in our headquarters in London, but most Teams work remotely. The successful candidate will be based in the UK and will be required to travel to the London office regularly, but not too frequently (on average once or twice a month), in order to attend Team meetings and social events.
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Please send your CV and a short covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A short cover letter (in the form of an email) should include:
If your application moves past the CV stage you will be requested to:
We aim to start and finish the whole recruitment process in 7 working days.