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Looking for Research Editor (Stockholm)

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There is an active search for a research editor at the institution I work. Please, do not contact me but follow the link and send your application to the people mentioned in the ad: Protected content

More info below!

Research Editor
SIPRI is recruiting an in-house editor to join its publications and communications team

You will be responsible for editing texts written in English by SIPRI’s international staff of researchers and commissioned authors on conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. These texts will range from full-length books and chapters in the SIPRI Yearbook to web pages, policy briefs and fact sheets, and they will appear both online and in print.

As well as editing texts as appropriate for the intended audience, you will check facts, coordinate the contributions of authors and others, ensuring that SIPRI’s high standards of language and factual accuracy are maintained.

Required skills and experience

English as a native language
Protected content experience as an editor for official or academic readerships
Knowledge of publishing and layout software (e.g. Word and InDesign)
Demonstrable interest in political science
Experience of searching for facts in databases, in libraries and on the Internet
Strong organizational and project-management skills
Ability to write well and observe detail; to cooperate professionally with authors; and to maintain deadlines under time pressure

Desired skills and experience

A degree, preferably in political science, international relations, English language, journalism or a natural science
Interest in SIPRI’s areas of research
Knowledge of HTML, content-management systems and web-based publishing
Experience of communications and outreach work
Working knowledge of other languages
A good eye for the design of printed and online materials

For more information, contact

David Cruickshank, Publications Director
Helena Berger, Human Resource Officer

Union contact persons:
ST: Gunnie Boman
SACO: Olle Persson

To apply, qualified candidates should submit a CV, samples of recent relevant work and a one-page covering letter to Protected content

Initial closing date: Thursday, 28 February Protected content . Applications will be considered until the post is filled.

The post will be temporary (vikariat) for 16 months from 1 May Protected content 31 August Protected content . The post is full-time, but applicants interested only in part-time work will be considered.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in Protected content , SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.

Information on SIPRI’s publications is available at Protected content