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  • Amos J Wright
    The History Department at Auburn University is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Editor for The Alabama Review, a journal of state history. For
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 11, 2006
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      The History Department at Auburn University is seeking candidates for
      the position of Associate Editor for The Alabama Review, a journal of
      state history. For further information regarding the duties and
      responsibilities, minimum requirements, and application process, please
      refer to Requisition #21716 at www.auemployment.com. AA/EOE.
      334.844.4145. Review of applications begins September 1, 2006.


      Shown below are the details of the position, taken from the AU
      employment Web site.

      JOB SUMMARY
      The individual in this position will manage all editorial processes of
      The Alabama Review, a peer-reviewed academic journal of state history,
      under the supervision of the faculty editor; responsibilities include
      substantive editing and revision of articles, coordinating peer review
      of manuscript submissions, coordinating preparation and editing of book
      reviews, preparing camera-ready copy using desk-top publishing software,
      and coordinating production/mailing with a commercial printer. The
      individual will also be responsible for compiling, writing, designing,
      producing, and distributing the History Department's semi-annual
      newsletter, and maintaining and updating the History Department's Web
      site.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      The minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's degree from an accredited
      institution in U.S. History, English, Technical Writing, Communications,
      Journalism, or related field, and four years editorial or writing
      experience. Mastery of English grammar and effective written
      communication, strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational
      skills are also required. Applications should include: a letter of
      interest, curriculum vitae or resume, writing sample, and names and
      contact information of three references.

      DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
      Desired qualifications are an advanced degree in U.S. History, English,
      Technical Writing, or Humanities plus experience with Chicago Manual of
      Style, InDesign software for desktop publishing, and HTML editing
      software. Knowledge of Alabama and Southern history and culture plus
      experience editing an academic journal in the humanities is also
      desired.
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