We’re Hiring!

The Polyphony is seeking two Associate Editors to join our team, including one general editor and one book reviews editor. 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 postgraduate 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.

Closing date: 23:59 (11:59pm) GMT on Wednesday 9 November 2022

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 visit the job application portal.

To apply for this position, please visit the job application portal and submit the following materials:

  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 which you feel challenged your thinking in some way and explain why.

The closing date is 23:59 (11:59pm) GMT on Wednesday 9 November 2022. Interviews will be held by video conference call on Thursday 1st or Friday 2nd December 2022.

For an informal enquiries about this opportunity, contact current Editor in Chief, Dr Chase Ledin (chase.ledin@durham.ac.uk) in the first instance.

Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.


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