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Social science editor - location flexible

Publication or Company 
Industry  Magazine Publishing, Other Publishing
Salary Competitive
Job Duration Part Time
Job Location San Francisco, CA
Job Requirements Aeon Media Ltd is looking for a part-time commissioning editor to join its international team. The editor will commission social science essays for Aeon Magazine, working closely with writers and experts across multiple disciplines, both acquiring essays and shaping them to Aeon’s standards (see aeon.co to get a sense of these). He or she would also work on future Aeon projects.

The successful candidate will have an academic background in at least one social science and a lively interest in most of them. Some experience of writing or editing for a general readership is desirable. For preference, the candidate will live in the vicinity of one of Aeon's current locations: San Francisco, New York, Melbourne and London.

In the first instance, the job is three days a week, though there might be an opportunity to step up the commitment later on. The salary will be competitive.

If this sounds attractive, please write to jobs@aeonmagazine.com, attaching a CV, a covering letter that explains why you fit the bill, and five ideas for essays that would tell us something profound, important or surprising about society.