JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Full-Time Writer/Editor, Institute for Philosophy & Public Policy

The Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, seeks to hire a full-time writer/editor to support its research mission.  Responsibilities include working with members of the Institute to develop and prepare research proposals, helping Institute members to find appropriate venues for submission of proposals, editing the Institute periodical, creating and updating Institute materials, including its web page, and managing the external relations of the Institute.  Writing and editing skills are crucial to the position; an advanced background in philosophy, political theory, or policy studies would be preferred.  Salary is competitive.  The position will start as soon as possible after July 1.  Applications should include (1) a letter describing the applicant’s, interests, and experience in writing and editing; (2) a CV, and (3) samples of work the applicant has written or edited.  Applications should be sent to Mark Sagoff, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, Mail Stop 3F1, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030.  Questions may be sent to  The Fairfax campus of George Mason University is located in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area within commuting distance by public transportation. George Mason is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences particularly encourages and welcomes applications from women, minority candidates, and persons with disabilities.  The closing date is May 15th, 2011