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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.



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


•    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.


•    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.


•    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:


Agnieszka Bandura, ME Philosophy


February 1, 2012 - Posted by | Job Opening, Opportunities

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