Wanted: Assistant Editor, Theology and Religious Studies

by Anna Blanch on July 29, 2010

The science publisher Versita, partner of Springer and de Gruyter in Central and Eastern Europe, is currently seeking an Assistant Editor for the new launched book program in Theology and Religious Studies.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • specialized in a specific field of Theology or Religious Studies
  • PhD student or researcher who became PhD recently, and continues working in science
  • understanding of scientific community
  • very active, hard working, creative
  • location: preferably Poland; work mostly from home
  • preferred age: 25-35
  • fluent English
  • actively using internet
  • editorial experience is not required 

Brief Job Description:

  • promoting published books to readers and citers
  • some editorial duties
  • building databases of scientists
  • building email databases and sending emails to scientific societies, conferences, etc.
  • searching for candidates for Acquisition Editors and Language Editors
Assistant Editors work part-time and are not paid.

What we offer in return:

  • work in dynamic team and exciting publishing project
  • opportunity to acquire experience in modern and professional scientific publishing
  • opportunity to establish connections to the most recognized experts in their fields

Candidates interested in the position are requested to send their cover letter and CV with photo (both documents in English) to Urszula Pękala:

De Gruyter is one of the world’s leading journal and book publishers in Theology and Religious Studies. Among its best known publications are such journals as Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft , Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der Älteren Kirche, Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie, Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum / Journal of Ancient Christianity, , and books as Theologische Realenzyklopädie, a classic work including 36 volumes, and Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), .

(via Academia.edu)

Anna M Blanch is founder of Goannatree, and a PhD candidate in the Institute of Theology, Imagination, and the Arts, University of St Andrews writing on E.Nesbit.

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