ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Openings at the EPW

Deputy Editor

The Economic and Political Weekly intends appointing a Deputy Editor.

The candidate must be a trained economist with 10 or more years of experience in academics or journalism. An advanced degree (preferably a PhD) or an equivalent body of published research work is essential.

The candidate must have command over academic language and content, and expertise in digital publishing will be desirable. The position offers an opportunity to engage with a range of writing and research on economics, politics and the social sciences with a primary focus on economics. The responsibilities will involve writing editorials, reviewing and editing submissions, and tracking news and research. The selected candidate will commission commentaries and articles for publication, interact with writers who seek to publish in the journal, and collaborate in planning and organising special issues. They are expected to take administrative responsibilities. They will also have opportunities to write articles and review books.

The candidate is expected to have an awareness of current affairs and contemporary debates in social sciences. The selected candidate will have to be based in Mumbai.

Interested candidates should send in their curriculum vitae along with a covering letter addressed to the editor at The last date for submission of applications is 24 July 2019.

Digital Initiative 

All submitted applications are currently being processed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly. 

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