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Editor Forbes & Fifth Undergraduate Research Journal

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/05/2017
Working Title Editor Forbes & Fifth Undergraduate Research Journal
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Writer/Editor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Student Editor for the Forbes & Fifth Undergraduate Research Journal. Forbes & Fifth is an undergraduate journal sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (OUR). It publishes works of scholarship, creative writing, and research written by undergraduates at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as any accredited university in the world. The editorial board consists of Pitt undergraduates. The editors read and review submissions and work with contributors to ready their works for publication.

Job Requirements

Some prior editorial experience is desirable. For example, it is helpful if applicants worked on a previous magazine or journal, such as a high school publication or another publication offered by Pitt. This experience is not a requirement, however, as the only specific requirement is a curiosity about academic disciplines and experiences different from one’s own, and a desire to work as part of a team to publish peers’ work.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 10
Anticipated Hours per Week 4
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Mandatory editorial meetings occur every Friday of the fall and spring term from 3:00—5:00 pm. In addition, editors are required to spend one extra hour per week reading and editing work on their own.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location G-1 Gardner Steel Conference Center
Posting Number S-05512-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents