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Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte (MPIeR)

We are a leading research institute in the field of European legal history.

We are looking to recruit an

Editor (English publications)

from 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Your tasks
Your main task will be to edit texts in the field of legal history written in English by researchers from Germany and elsewhere for whom English is a second language. You will translate technical texts from German into English, support the preparation of various English-language publications and work together with our editorial staff and directly with the authors/editors, depending on the demands of the project.

Your profile
You have an excellent command of English (native-speaker level) and German, both written and spoken. You have successfully completed a university degree (in law or another discipline relevant to the research at the Institute). Ideally, you already have several years of experience in a comparable position and in academic publishing. You have a strong command of MS Office applications as well as InDesign or a similar programme, and you are able to perform your tasks independently and on time. You have a very good eye for detail and work accurately.

Our offer
We offer diverse and challenging work in an attractive setting with a pleasant work environment as well as interesting and diverse assignments. The job is a part-time position (currently 19,5 hours per week). Payment and social benefits are based on the public service wage agreement (TVÖD). The position is a two-year, fixed-term appointment initially but with the intention to extend the contract into a permanent position.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from qualified individuals with disabilities. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Your application must be submitted online by the closing date of 15 June 2018.

You find the link on our website under: www.rg.mpg.de/job_offers

Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte
Hansaallee 41
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Closing date: 15.06.2018
Closing date: 15 June 2018 Published on academics.com on date 11 May 2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com