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Co-Editor responsibilities and necessary skills will include:
This voluntary position is intended to be held for a minimum of 1 year.
If you would like to apply to become a member of the editorial team, please check suitability with the following criteria and complete the application form.
General Skills Required
Please find further information regarding the application process in the attached document.
The deadline for applications is Monday 7th February 2023 (11.59pm GMT). Interviews will be conducted the following week.
Please send your completed application form and Academic CV to Robyn Shooter at email@example.com with the subject line “USSO Co-Editor Application”.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Robyn Shooter (Co-Editor)
Molly Becker, Tom Cryer, Aija Oksman, and Sam Thozer (Assistant Editors)