We’re Hiring! Associate Editor Opportunities

Associate Editors x 2 (2-3 hours/week, £12.32/hour)

Closing date: 13:00 (1.00pm) GMT on Monday 7 December 2020

We are seeking two part-time Associate Editors to join our Editorial Team. The Associate Editors will be responsible for pro-actively sourcing content for the site, liaising with contributors, and editing, uploading, promoting and monitoring posts. The Associate Editors will have a genuine passion for medical humanities and a degree in a relevant subject. They must also be self-motivated with excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to build effective working relationships with contributors and colleagues.

Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.

Although formally based in Durham at the Institute for Medical Humanities, this work can be done remotely. The exact working pattern is very flexible but regular engagement is essential, and Associate Editors will be expected to publish at least two posts per month. For more information download the full job description here.

To apply for this position please send the following to sarah.mclusky@durham.ac.uk:

  1. A brief (2 page max) CV
  2. A covering letter which describes your suitability for the role and outlines what kind of content you are interested in producing/curating
  3. A short (100 word) response to this task: Select a post on The Polyphony and explain what you like and/or dislike about it and why

 The closing date is 13:00 (1.00pm) GMT on Monday 7 December 2020. Interviews will be held by video conference call on Wednesday 13 January 2021.

For an informal enquiries about this opportunity, contact current Editor in Chief, Dr Fiona Johnstone (fiona.r.johnstone@durham.ac.uk) in the first instance.

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