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Mercatus Center

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Senior Policy Editor

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457645
Date Posted: 03/14/2017
Date Inactive: 06/30/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Policy Editor
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a Senior Policy Editor to be part of our Publications team. The Senior Policy Editor will be responsible for reviewing and editing both long-form and short-form research, including book chapters, working papers, legislative testimony, and policy briefs.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Conducting review of first draft for papers and books after peer reviews have been received, similar to the reviews done by academic journal editors.
- Providing additional review for second draft to ensure that reviewers’ comments are incorporated within the final draft.
- Reviewing and editing short-form publications such as charts, summaries of papers, and regulatory comments.
- Working with research program managers, policy writers, and other editors to ensure that research publications conform to Mercatus standards for quality and scholarship and contribute to a cohesive body of research within the “Mercatus School” framework.

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Application Requirements:
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