SPIE

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies.

Serving more than 264,000 constituents from approximately 166 countries, the not-for-profit society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth.

SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific.

In 2017, SPIE provided $4 million in support of education and outreach programs.

SPIE publishes the SPIE Digital Library, containing more than 463,000 research papers from the Proceedings of SPIE and the Society's 10 scholarly journals with around 18,000 new papers added each year, and more than 320 eBooks from the SPIE Press catalog. The SPIE Press publishes print monographs, tutorial texts, Field Guides, and reference books. SPIE also publishes a wide variety of open access content.

Membership includes Fellows and Senior Member programs. The Society has named more than 1,200 SPIE members as Fellows since 1955, and implemented its Senior Member program in 2008.

The SPIE awards program serves to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals throughout the scientific community.

The SPIE international office is located in Bellingham, Washington and the SPIE Europe office is located in Cardiff, Wales.

SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Nov 08, 2019
Full time
Director, Publications and Platform SPIE (www.spie.org), the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Today, SPIE serves 257,000 constituents from 173 countries through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE publishes the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics applied research with more than 500,000 papers from SPIE conference proceedings and presentations, journals, and eBooks. Research spans biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging. The Director, Publications and Platform is responsible for driving business strategy and innovation across the SPIE suite of publications activities including proceedings and conference content, journals, books, and multimedia. Primary responsibilities include directing SPIE’s conference content acquisitions and development strategy; ensuring that SPIE’s publications activity connects to SPIE’s events activity; and managing SPIE Digital Library product and platform development strategy. The Director, Publications and Platform is also responsible for directing and overseeing SPIE’s publications editorial, policy, and production operations; shaping and executing departmental goals and strategies; handling copyright, ethics, and legal matters, related to publications; and working with publications and Society staff and volunteer leadership to ensure the future success of SPIE publications. Education & Experience Requirements Candidates must have experience working within a not-for-profit STM organization with a minimum of 10 years of experience in publishing management and 5 years of direct supervisory duties. Ideal candidates will have experience working with conference-to-publications processes and digital library platform creation. Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent required, Master’s or PhD preferred. This position is based at SPIE’s global headquarters in Bellingham, WA. SPIE offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and an inclusive company culture. Please send your resume/CV and cover letter including salary requirements to: Email:  Recruiting@spie.org Apply online:  www.spie.jobs Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227 All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  Friday, November 22, 2019. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Nov 08, 2019
Full time
Multi Media Project Manager Join our team, sharing the latest scientific advances in light-based technologies from around the world. Make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, is a fast growing, not-for- profit, dedicated to the advancement of light-based research and technology. We serve researchers, students and the photonics industry with educational opportunities including scientific conferences, and publications. Description of duties The Multi Media Project Manager will work with internal teams to plan and execute media projects and manage digital content for SPIE. These projects will include, but not be limited to, podcasting, video production, photography, webcasting, and emerging forms of online content sharing consistent with the strategic and operational objectives of the organization. The successful candidate must be effective working with staff, vendors, and volunteers on projects requiring multimedia expertise, including audio, video, and animation which result in web-based distribution of media content. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Assess project needs and document multimedia requirements effectively. Identify and collaborate with external vendors, as needed for content acquisition, production, or distribution. Create and collaborate on designs for media projects. Effectively work with internal stakeholders and a cross-departmental leadership team on diverse media projects. Digital asset management Coordinate projects with vendors and staff to organize media assets and develop multimedia products. Produce high-quality multimedia deliverables such as video interviews, online courses, promotional videos, photo montages, etc. efficiently Facilitate the quality assurance and testing of multimedia projects. Develop multimedia product documentation. Full-time, 40 hours per week position available, with flexible work hours. Compensation includes: Competitive wage, annual discretionary bonus, defined contribution retirement plan with additional company match and paid-time-off plan beginning at 31 days per year. Benefits package includes: Medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents. Health savings & flexible spending accounts funded by SPIE. 100% paid employee life & disability insurance, dependent life insurance available through payroll deduction. Many learning & development opportunities including tuition reimbursement & leadership development. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. Employees may receive discounts on gym memberships, cell phone service, office supplies, zoo tickets, fitness registration fees (5Ks, races, etc.) and many businesses in historical Fairhaven.  Education & Experience Requirements Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of professional experience in related industry duties, or 4 years professional experience in a new media or multimedia planning and service role where expertise directly reflects the competencies and experience in essential responsibilities listed above. Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position, along with links to samples of previous work or a demo reel to:  Email:  Recruiting@spie.org Apply online:  www.spie.jobs Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227 All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  Friday, November 22, 2019. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Oct 16, 2019
Full time
Content Development Manager Join our team, sharing the latest scientific advances in light-based technologies from around the world, including biomedical optics, astronomy, lasers, solar, nanotechnology, and more! Make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization. SPIE (www.spie.org), the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Today, SPIE serves 257,000 constituents from 173 countries through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE publishes the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics applied research with more than 500,000 papers from SPIE journals, conference proceedings and presentations, and eBooks. Research spans biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging. Full-time, 40 hours per week position available, with flexible work hours. Description of duties The Content Development Manager is responsible for sustaining and expanding SPIE’s successful and growing book program, as well as supporting content recruitment activities for our journals program. SPIE publishes 11 journals (3 gold OA and 8 hybrid), and around 30 original eBooks annually. Primary duties of this role include identifying timely, high-interest topics and qualified authors; matching topics and authors with the appropriate format for their contributions; interacting with authors and community members through attendance at SPIE events and other technical conferences; exploring partnership opportunities with other publishers and vendors; and helping to promote and market SPIE publications to relevant technical communities. Compensation includes: Competitive wage, annual discretionary bonus, defined contribution retirement plan with additional company match and paid-time-off plan beginning at 31 days per year. Benefits package includes: Medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents. Health savings & flexible spending accounts funded by SPIE. 100% paid employee life & disability insurance, dependent life insurance available through payroll deduction. Many learning & development opportunities including tuition reimbursement & leadership development. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. Employees may receive discounts on gym memberships, cell phone service, office supplies, zoo tickets, fitness registration fees (5Ks, races, etc.) and many businesses in historical Fairhaven.  Education & Experience Requirements Candidates should have a science or engineering degree (bachelor of science accepted, advanced degree preferred), and/or be a publishing professional with proven STM content development and acquisition experience. Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to:  Email:  Recruiting@spie.org Apply online:  www.spie.jobs Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227 All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  November 15, 2019. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE
Oct 14, 2019
Full time
SPIE seeking Mid to Senior level Software Engineer Our People: We have scientists, writers, editors, event experts, software engineers & testers, mountain bikers, road cyclists, runners, hikers, skiers, snow & skate boarders, soccer players, gym rats, dancers, actors, hula hoopers, video game players, musicians, artists, mushroom hunters, foodies, travelers, animal lovers… in short, geeks of all kinds. Our Organization: SPIE , The International Society for Optics & Photonics, is a fast growing, not-for- profit, dedicated to the advancement of light-based research and technology. We serve researchers, students and the photonics industry with educational opportunities including scientific conferences, and publications. Our City: Bellingham : The City of Subdued Excitement… Home of Ski To Sea, Bellingham Bay, Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, San Juan Islands, Chuckanut Mountain, Galbraith Mountain, Mount Baker, Western Washington University, a growing list of brew pubs, video & board game pubs, music venues and great restaurants. Why we love working for SPIE: Our Software Development Team feels it’s a wonderful place to be a nerd, as we support scientists even nerdier than we are, including Nobel prize winners! “It’s gratifying to work for an organization that is part of making the world a better place. As a not-for- profit organization devoted to helping light scientists communicate their findings with each other and the world, we are advancing global scientific knowledge. This allows scientists to find better solutions and develop new tools. It's a nice feeling to know that my work is contributing to an organization where that is the focus. ” “One of my favorite aspects of working in the IT department at SPIE is being a part of the team of dedicated and talented employees. There is a strong emphasis on open communication, discovering the best solutions and helping others. The work is challenging and has enabled me to continue to expand my skillset as a software engineer. ” Who we’re looking for: Amazing, smart, talented people to join our dynamic team of technologists. The SPIE Software Development team is primarily focused on the Microsoft technology stack experience, but we’re researching and expanding into new areas as we go. Our experience wish list: A BS in Computer Science and a minimum of 5 years of development experience, including knowledge of ASP.NET, MVC, C#, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, XML/XSL, Vue.js, Javascript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, SQL, MS Visual Studio, best practices for software development, written and verbal communication skills. Microsoft Dynamics CRM experience a plus. What’s in it for you? Competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents, long and short-term disability, life insurance and 403(b), gym memberships, athletic race teams and registration fees. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, indicating how your experience and qualifications match the requirements and why you will be successful in this position to: Email: Recruiting@spie.org Apply online: www.spie.jobs Mail: SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227. All application materials must be received by: 5 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.