Opticon1826 is an all-faculty, peer reviewed academic journal, run and edited by UCL postgraduate students who represent all UCL faculties. We publish predominantly current UCL research (ongoing and completed), but also a selection of reviews. commentaries and letters. Publication is continuous throughout the year, with articles available as soon as they are ready, in fully open access format.

Contributions are invited from all members of UCL, including undergraduates, postgraduates and staff. 

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Call for Engineering Faculty Editor


From September 2014 onwards, we are looking for a new Engineering Faculty Editor at Opticon1826, UCL's multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal.

Applicants for the position should:

  • Be currently enrolled in a postgraduate course at UCL and be able to commit to serve for at least 1 year, preferably more.
  • Be well-organised and conscientious.
  • Have an excellent command of written English.

Apply with:

  • A short motivational statement (1-2 paragraphs) of why you think you are suited for the role.
  • CV (max. 2 pages).
  • An essay sample formatted in the journal's style (ca. 3000 words in length). This must NOT be a published piece.

Application deadline: 24 August 2014

For more information about the role or to apply, please contact the Editors-in-chief at opticon1826@ucl.ac.uk.

Posted: 2014-08-06
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