Just published a new article out on using your interdisciplinary PhD to build an academic editing career.
How to Put Your Interdisciplinary Training to Work in an Editing Career
Interdisciplinary scholars often make fantastic academic editors. Your interdisciplinary training has taught you how to work between and across fields, speak to multiple audiences, foreground the real-world stakes of academic research, and build a diverse professional network full of folks beyond academia like activists, policymakers, nonprofit directors, and artists.
But just like a professorial career, a professional academic editing career requires its own training—training that academia itself doesn’t provide.
In the article, I explain how you can get started transitioning out of academia into an editing career.