The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a Senior Policy Editor to be part of our Publications team. The Senior Policy Editor will be responsible for reviewing and editing both long-form and short-form research, including book chapters, working papers, legislative testimony, and policy briefs.
- Conducting review of first draft for papers and books after peer reviews have been received, similar to the reviews done by academic journal editors. Providing additional review for second draft to ensure that reviewers’ comments are incorporated within the final draft.
- Reviewing and editing short-form publications such as charts, summaries of papers, and regulatory comments.
- Working with research program managers, policy writers, and other editors to ensure that research publications conform to Mercatus standards for quality and scholarship and contribute to a cohesive body of research within the “Mercatus School” framework.