Temporary Employee - Assistant Editor

Temporary Employee - Assistant Editor

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

Posted Job Title
Temporary Employee - Assistant Editor

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Assistant Editor

Job Description

The Assistant Editor will support and perform a variety of duties, including working with:

  • The guest editor to secure reviewers for the special edition
  • The staff of JHM to enter reviewers into the on-line review system
  • The guest editor to review manuscripts and assign them to appropriate reviewers
  • Prospective authors during the review process
  • The guest editor to respond to prospective authors, whether the response is a “denial” or a “revise-and-resubmit”
  • The guest editor to select and organize the final submissions for publications
  • The guest editor on pertinent research projects
  • The guest editor on other duties as assigned


  • 5 to 7 years experience; excellent organizational skills; top-notch attention to details; good communication skills (writing and speaking); ability to work independently.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $230.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Huntsman-Hall/Temporary-Employee---Assistant-Editor_JR00039335

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