Senior Editor

UCLA
  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 23

Position description

Job Summary Statement:

Serve as joint Senior Editor for Communist and Post-Communist Studies, an international academic journal that covers all communist and post-communist states and communist movements, including their domestic policies and their international relations, and focuses on the analysis of historical as well as current developments in the communist and post-communist world, including ideology, economy and society.  

1. PhD in political science with emphasis on comparative government, international relations and administrative theory.

Preferred

2. Demonstrated knowledge of the thematic and geopolitical areas covered by the journal; understanding of issues pertaining to communist/post-communist historical and current developments.

Required

3. Demonstrated academic activity in substantive and disciplinary areas relevant to the journal's scope; track record of publications and conference presentations.

Required

4. Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Required

5. Highly developed writing and substantive editing skills; knowledge of editing conventions and procedures.

Required

6. Strong oral and written communication skills.

Required

7. Ability to obtain and convey information clearly and efficiently.

Required

8. Skill in exercising tact and diplomacy.

Required

9. Ability to interact with individuals at various levels professionally and diplomatically.

Required

10. Knowledge of standard publishing procedures and specifications.

Preferred

11. Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word.

Required

12. Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively.

Required

13. Ability to work efficiently under pressure and keep deadlines.

Required

14. Working knowledge of Russian and/or another language relevant to the areas covered by the journal.

Preferred

Application instructions

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