19.2090, Jobs: English/Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press

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Subject: 19.2090, Jobs: English/Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press

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Date: 30-Jun-2008
From: Joanna Rivenbark < Humanres at oup.com >
Subject: English & Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press, UK

 

	
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University or Organization: Oxford University Press 
Department: ELT - Editorial
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom 
Web Address: http://www.oup.co.uk/recruit/

Job Rank: Dictionary Editor  

Specialty Areas: Lexicography; American English

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Dictionary Editor - Contract Position

Dictionaries for learners of  American English

Opportunity of a lifetime!  A chance to spend 11 months working on a
contract position for the oldest and largest University Press in the world.
Oxford University Press is seeking an editor with American English as their
first or equivalent language to join the Oxford-based ELT Dictionaries
department  in the UK. The department publishes dictionaries for learners
of English. 

The role demands a good understanding of the needs of teachers and learners
and of the problems learners encounter when speaking and writing American
English.

Essential qualities include the ability to express complex ideas clearly in
simple English, critical awareness, and a keen eye for detail.

In addition to the above qualities, a BA/BS in English or a modern language
is required. Experience of lexicography and educational publishing is a
plus. Experience of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a
recognized TESOL/ESL qualification is also a plus.

OUP offers excellent benefits including:
-  23 days' leave 
-  50% discount off OUP books

Please send your resume and salary requirements with cover letter to the
application address listed below.

Please reference Dictionary Editor in the subject line of your response.


Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Human Resources 
	Oxford University Press 
	2001 Evans Road 
	Cary, US 27513 
	USA  
Email Address for Applications: Humanres at oup.com 
Contact Information:
	Joanna Rivenbark 
	Email: Humanres at oup.com 





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