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Managing Editor - In The Long Run

£13.26 - £15.36 per hour

In The Long Run ( is looking for a part-time Managing Editor to commence in post from 18 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The contract is to run through until 31 August 2018 and will be for 6 hours per week in the first instance.

With the support of the editorial board, led by Dr Peter Sloman, the Managing Editor will commission and edit pieces from academic colleagues across the Department. He or she will be responsible for maintaining a steady flow of high-quality content, raising the profile of In The Long Run, and working with our Departmental Administrative Assistant to keep the website and social media accounts up-to-date.

The successful candidate will have excellent English-language and editorial skills. Experience of working with academics, websites and/or publishing in general will be an advantage.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to by 31 August 2017.


The Clara Marina O'Donnell Fellowship 

The Clara Marina O’Donnell fellowship was established in memory of Clara, who died of cancer at the age of 30 in January 2014. She worked as a researcher at the Centre for European Reform, mainly covering foreign and defence policy, for seven years. For some of that period she was based at the Brookings Institution, in Washington DC.  She graduated in European Studies from King’s College London, before taking a Masters in International Relations at the University of Cambridge.

This fellowship programme is managed by Brookings (the Centre for the United States and Europe), Cambridge (the Department of Politics and International Studies), Kings (the Department of European & International Studies) and the CER.

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Post-Doctoral Opportunities

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