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Academic Editor

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

The Role

The University of London Worldwide is seeking to appoint an Academic Editor to join the Editorial team.

You will be responsible for editorial work in relation to the preparation and development of online programmes. Working with academic subject experts, learning designers and a studio team, you will develop online content aimed at improving understanding and enhancing engagement. You will maintain standards and oversee the quality of a range of learning materials for new and existing programmes by adhering to house style, digital strategy and copyright and accessibility guidelines. You will work within production schedules in accordance with budgeted hours, keeping the wider team informed of project status. You will also provide learning design support for new programme development.

We’re seeking an experienced editor with strong analytical and evaluative skills who can copyedit and proofread in an online environment. Your experience will involve working in an editorial setting as well as with academic subject experts, design teams and freelance editors.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and Covering letter (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 26th June 2022.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

Preferential consideration will be given to the University redeployment pool.

The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings. 

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented in senior levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.

Academic Editor

Starting from £36,999 per annum, London
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Educational, Publisher
Administration, Editor, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Editorial
Academic Editor
Salary description: 
Starting from £36,999 per annum

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We’re seeking an experienced editor with strong analytical and evaluative skills who can copyedit and proofread in an online environment