POSITION OPENING: ASSISTANT EDITOR, HESPERIA (ASCSA PUBLICATIONS OFFICE)

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POSITION OPENING: ASSISTANT EDITOR, HESPERIA (ASCSA PUBLICATIONS OFFICE)


The Publications Office of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, in Princeton, NJ, has a full-time vacancy, beginning in July for a well-organized and highly motivated individual to support the Editor of Hesperia in all stages of production for the ASCSA’s award-winning journal on Greek archaeology and material culture. 

The Assistant Editor will be part of a small, friendly department that works closely with authors to produce scholarly publications of the highest quality. The successful candidate will coordinate the peer-review process, review permissions, conduct bibliographic research, typeset, proofread, and take on any other production tasks as requested by the Editor.
 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Archaeology, Classics, or a related field
  • At least two years of experience as a production, manuscript, or project editor
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure of publication deadlines while retaining close attention to detail 
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work while managing multiple projects in various stages simultaneously
  • Familiarity with applying author and style guidelines (e.g., the Chicago Manual of Style)
  • Proficiency in Ancient Greek (minimum three semesters)
  • Computer literacy and the ability to work in an electronic workflow

Preferred:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop

Excellent benefits, pleasant working conditions, salary commensurate with experience. Prospective applicants should submit a cover letter, resume (in PDF format), and the names of two individuals willing to serve as references. Applications for the position should be submitted via the online form at: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/656006a2-2e28-45cd-b7bc-5dc62bb67715/assistant-editor-for-hesperia

The closing date for applications is Friday, April 2, 2021. The position begins July 1, 2021.

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