Call for Applications: Research Editors


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  • May 28, 2016     Accra

    Under its green economy projects, UNU-INRA has generated more than 200 research outputs (reports, working papers, policy briefs, books and training materials) with support from PhD Interns, Visiting Scholars, Home-based Scholars and Consultants. To improve the readability as well as the technical and the grammatical accuracy of these research outputs for publication, UNU-INRA is looking for more than 25 research editors.

    Each successful candidate will be assigned one (1) to four (4) research products for editing, depending on his/her capabilities. The main task is to assist in developmental editing, substantive editing, proofreading, copyediting, copywriting, and typesetting and page layout for print products in support of the publication of final, peer-reviewed UNU-INRA research products.

    Contract Terms:

    At his/her convenience, the successful candidate could work at UNU-INRA Headquarters in Accra Ghana or could work remotely from candidate’s home country under the Consultant Contract (CTC) for a fixed period of two (2) to three (3) months for the above-mentioned consultancy. Remuneration will commensurate with qualification and experience of the successful candidate. The contract will start on 1st July, 2016 or as soon as possible.

    Submission Process:

    The official call for applications is attached. The call describes the overall process for submission of an application, including the requested documents. Applications should be submitted, preferably by e-mail (

    Deadline for applications:

    Please note that the deadline for receiving applications is June 15, 2016 at 17:00 GMT. Email enquiries should be sent to

  • Research Editors- Green Economy- English Version

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    Research Editors- Green Economy- French Version

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