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Project Editor

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism is currently seeking a Project Editor who will be responsible for launching and overseeing an ambitious multimedia reporting project to be carried out by a team of graduates of the Journalism School, with support from several school faculty members.

The project concerns the next generation of teachers in America and the policy debates that buffet them. The work is national in scope. The project requires an editor with substantialjournalistic field and leadership experience, as well as substantial knowledge of academic research about teaching and inequality in the American education system. The successful candidate will have completed to high standard more than one challenging reporting project. The incumbent will also have a record of collaboration and successful management, demonstrating the potential to work well with reporters who are in the early stages of their careers.

A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a minimum of 5 years of related experience. An advanced degree is desirable. Other preferred qualifications include an eagerness to pursue long-term project work about serious issues in depth and the ability to overcome barriers and objections to difficult or controversial work.

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