We are looking to recruit a second FMR Editor. Job advert is below and also
online, with link to full job description, at
Closing date for applications is 5th October 2007.
We would welcome your help in disseminating this advert via any appropriate
University of Oxford Department of International Development
Refugee Studies Centre
Part-time Forced Migration Review Editor
Forced Migration Review (FMR www.fmreview.org), an international magazine on
refugees and internal displacement produced by the Refugee Studies Centre
(Department of International Development, University of Oxford), seeks a Co-
Editor to share responsibility with the current part-time post-holder for the
management and implementation of all aspects of FMR.
The work falls into two main areas: editing, producing, printing, distributing
and promoting FMR in its four language editions (English, Arabic, Spanish and
French); and securing funding for all aspects of FMR’s work, including the
salary costs for all FMR staff. Apart from the two Co-Editors, there are three
other part-time staff in the FMR team.
Applicants should have a degree or equivalent in social sciences, excellent
editing and writing skills, proven promotional and fundraising skills,
knowledge and experience of forced migration/development issues and enjoy
working as a member of a team. Proficiency in Spanish, French and/or Arabic and
knowledge of web design would be an advantage.
The position is part time (60% time). Salary (£33,779 – £40,335 p.a.) pro rata
Working arrangements can be flexible but the post-holder will be required to
work in the Oxford office on several days each week.
Further particulars may be obtained from the DoID website:
http://www.qeh.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/vac_fmr030907 and from the Administrator,
Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB, UK
(tel: (0)1865 281805, email: [log in to unmask]), to whom applications
should be made, enclosing a letter addressing the selection criteria, a
curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees. There is no application form.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 5th October 2007.
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