The Middle East Institute (MEI) seeks a full-time associate editor for its peer-reviewed academic publication, The Middle East Journal (MEJ).
A key member of MEI’s Publications Department, the associate editor’s duties include editing/proofreading, assisting with MEJ’s social initiatives, designing layout, and supervising a team of interns. This position will also be the main point of contact for subscribers and members who receive MEJ, and will be responsible for maintaining the database of subscriber records, processing and mailing claims, and other duties. In addition, the associate editor will manage the peer review process under the supervision of the editor. The candidate will primarily report to the editor of the MEJ.
A bachelor’s degree with related professional experience.
Strong writing ability, editing/proofreading experience, and attention to detail are essential. Candidates must also be creative problem solvers with the ability to multi-task, work with minimal supervision at times, and organize and manage others as needed. Familiarity with online content production and Word/Excel are strongly preferred, and Arabic, Hebrew, and/or Persian language skills and knowledge of layout software (Adobe InDesign) would be a plus.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, s to [email protected] Place "Associate Editor" in subject heading