Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Call for Copy Editor Positions

The Journal of Emerging Knowledge on Emerging Markets, an ICA Institute Publication invites volunteers for the role of online Copy-Editors for the upcoming issues. All core tasks of the Copy-Editors may be accomplished online.

The following comprise the major tasks of a copy-editor ( who will be responsible for roughly, 3-5 articles per issue; two issues per year)
1. Critical evaluation of the quality of text (argument-building, writing style, coherence, sentence structure, grammar, formatting and spelling)
2. Suggesting suitable titles, captions etc., if needed
3. Coordinating with authors on the improvement of articles
4. Delivery of the finally formatted articles to the journal for publication

1. Strong English language and grammar skills
2. Background in literary/technical/news writing preferred; but not required

We are unable to provide any monetary compensation. Profiles of the appointed copy-editors shall be featured on the ICA Institute's website. Also, the appointed persons shall be mentioned in the respective issues of the journal. JEKEM strives to grow as a globally leading working papers journal in the domain of international business, economics and policy. The team members shall be the preferred candidates for several other exciting roles that may come up in future in JEKEM or at ICA Institute.

Interested persons may send a short profile mentioning relevant experience and qualifications (a professional resume is not required). Writing samples would help (could be a blog/website/email attachment). Please correspond through email only: prashant.das@icainstitute.org. Email Title: "Copy Editor".

Prashant Das
Associate Managing Editor
Journal of Emerging Knowledge on Emerging Markets
India China America Institute