[Job] Research Fortnight & Res Europe, Comment/analysis editor, ??? Clos 30 Nov 2011 #scicomm #scipolicy jobs

Research Fortnight and Research Europe

Comment/analysis editor

http://www.researchresearch.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=126&template=rr_2col&Itemid=11

Research Fortnight and Research Europe are the leading, independent sources of news, comment, analysis and data on research policy for the academic research community. Published fortnightly on alternate weeks each is essential reading in universities, funding agencies, government departments, and the big research charities.

We have an opening for a creative and committed editor to take responsibility for our externally commissioned content ??? in print and online.

This is a rare opportunity to work with and publish a constellation of talent. Our contributors include writers, analysts, politicians and policymakers, university vice-chancellors, entrepreneurs, campaigners and of course researchers from the UK, Europe and beyond.

Applicants must have between five and seven years of experience as a writer, reporter, or editor; at least three years of which needs to be on a periodical read by specialists and professionals. Also essential is an impressive contacts book in research or policy and a passion for the detail of policy and politics.

You will be based in our offices in Shoreditch, London, working alongside an inspirational team of writers, editors, researchers and data analysts.

Interested? Please send a covering letter, CV and two relevant samples of your own written work, or two comment/analysis articles that you have commissioned and edited. They could be from a journal, newspaper, magazine, website or blog.

Please send your CV and samples to Ehsan Masood at editorialjobs@researchresearch.com

Closing date: Wednesday 30 November 2011.

Interviews will be held in early/mid December.

Research Fortnight and Research Europe are part of the Research family of publications. For more information go to www.researchresearch.com and www.researchresearch.com/blog

Regrettably, only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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