Warp, Weft, and Way

Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

Editing Experience Opportunity

See below a call for applications for position of Assistant Editor in Philosophy for Versita Publishers, which was just acquired by de Gruyter, the Berlin based academic publisher. Read carefully — the position is non-paying, but provides professional development and experience opportunities in the publishing world. It may be a good opportunity for someone with the right current situation.

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With over 200 journals in its portfolio, Versita (www.versita.com) is one of the leading Open Access journal publishers in the world. Now we are launching a pioneer Open Access academic book publishing program and we are looking for candidates for the position of

Assistant Editor in

PHILOSOPHY

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:
•    specialized in a specific field of one of the disciplines listed above
•    PhD student or researcher who received their PhD recently, and continues working in academics
•    fluent English
•    actively using internet
Editorial experience is not required.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

•    working from home using one’s own computer and internet connection
•    supporting the Managing Editor in attracting high quality book proposals
•    some editorial duties
•    building some databases, sending emails
•    searching for candidates for Associate Editors and Language Editors

Assistant Editors work part-time and are not paid.

WHAT WE OFFER IN RETURN:

•    work with a dynamic team developing an exciting publishing project
•    opportunity to acquire experience in modern and professional scientific publishing
•    opportunity to establish connections with the most recognized experts in their fields
•    your name added to the list of Editors on our website
•    references and recommendation letters
Candidates interested in the position are requested to send their cover letter and CV with photo (both documents in English) to:

abandura@versita.com

Agnieszka Bandura, ME Philosophy

February 1st, 2012 Posted by | Job Opening, Opportunities | no comments

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