Join Saltman Quarterly!

 

Check out our Info Session on Monday October 9th, 2017 from 8:00-9:00 PM in York 3010.

Read more about our program: https://sqonline.ucsd.edu/about/

To apply, please fill out this form by 11:59 PM on Friday, October 13th.

Applicants will be contacted for interviews the week following the application deadline for the respective positions. Review Board applicants will not be required to interview, but will need to attend a mandatory introductory workshop (more details will be emailed to Review Board applicants).

 

We are currently recruiting for the positions listed below.

 

Position Descriptions

 

Under the Scope Staff Writer

Writers will compose an article including key abstracts they find intriguing and relevant to research being done in one of five categories represented at the annual Biological Sciences Student Research Showcase, and discussed with and approved by the UTS Features Editor. A writer is responsible for interviewing the appropriate people and collecting images to be submitted along with the final article by the completion deadline. 

 

 

SQ Features Design Editor

The Features Design Editor is responsible for designing the Features section of the SQ journal. He or she must be proficient in layout and design, and must know how to create a professional-looking publication. Since he or she is working on Features, there is more room for creativity and different layout styles. He or she reports to Production Editors and works with the Research Design Editor to ensure that a cohesive style is kept throughout both sections. He or she is also responsible for designing the BS/MS section of the journal and assisting with Under the Scope layout design as needed.

 

 

UTS Features Design Editor

The Features Design Editor is responsible for designing the Features section of the journal. He or she must be proficient in layout and design, and must know how to create a professional-looking publication. Since he or she is working on Features, there is more room for creativity and different layout styles. He or she reports to Production Editors and works with the Research Design Editor to ensure that a cohesive style is kept throughout both sections. He or she is also responsible for designing the BS/MS section of the journal and assisting with Under the Scope layout design as needed.

 

 

SQ Special Sections Design Editor

The Special Sections Design Editor is responsible for designing other non-classified parts of the journal, including the Saltman Dedication and Senior Honors Theses section. He or she must be proficient in layout and design, and must know how to create a professional-looking publication. He or she reports to the Production Editor and works with the Features Design Editor and Research Design Editor to ensure that a cohesive style is kept throughout the journal.

 

 

Online Reporter

The Online Reporter writes articles on biology topics that they find fascinating and would like to explore, with the approval of the Online Editor. The reporter integrates feedback into their articles and fine tunes them with interviews, images and more — eventually posting their own work on the Saltman Quarterly website for the UCSD community and the biological community to read and enjoy.

 

 

Publicity Committee

The Publicity Committee is responsible for assisting the Publicity Chair in maintaining and publicizing online content and in promoting SQ and organizing internal events. Members will be responsible for helping gather research submissions and distribute publications. 

 

 

Review Board Member

Review Board Members are assigned to one of our four sections based on their interest and availability. Members will receive 1-3 manuscripts each quarter for personal review. Members will then submit a review form detailing their analysis and opinion of the paper which will be taken into serious consideration by both the author and the SQ editorial staff.

 

 

Community Outreach Committee

The Community Outreach Committee Member is part of a dedicated staff that helps SQ’s Community Outreach efforts to expose K-12 students in the San Diego area to STEM, research, and communication. Assignments and responsibilities will be in accordance with the Community Outreach Chair, and each member will have an opportunity to help create, plan, and execute the outreach activities.

 

 

Bloggers

The student Blogger writes and develops a blog on student life throughout the year. Blogs are featured on SQ Online and provide a unique perspective on what it’s like to be a biology student on campus. We select four bloggers with diverse backgrounds and interests

 

 

Technical Editor

The Technical Editor is responsible for helping all Saltman Quarterly writers produce their best writing by checking for grammar, spelling, structure, and more. Experience with reading scientific literature is preferred, and strict adherence to all deadlines is essential.

 

 

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our current staff at saltman@biology.ucsd.edu.