Graduate Assistant Hourly – Managing Editor - 22248BR

Graduate Assistant Hourly – Managing Editor

Department: 
History
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Job Description

Managing editor for the journal Cultural History. Duties include:
  • Working with the editor-in-chief to evaluate submitted manuscripts for suitability, identify external readers capable of assessing manuscripts, and deliberate on the acceptance or rejection of manuscripts;
  • Working with the review editors to identify the most suitable scholars to review books received from publishers, ensure that reviews are produced in a timely manner, and correct review texts;
  • Preparing article and review manuscripts for submission to the copy editor, managing the process of revisions for authors, and providing the final proof reading of each issue of the journal; and
  • Receiving and organizing submissions, responding to general inquiries, communicating with authors and general editors.

Required Qualifications

  1. Graduate student in good standing in one of the following departments: History, Anthropology, English, American Studies, Art History, African and African-American Studies, Sociology, Political Science, or a foreign language/areas studies program.
  2. Basic understanding of recent cross-disciplinary approaches to “culture” through course work or research.
  3. Good communication and organizational skills as evidenced in the application documents.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.

Contact Information to Applicants

Christopher Forth
cforth@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$28/hour

Work Schedule

TBD at a later date and will be flexible and work around the students schedule.

Anticipated Start Date

16-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22248BR
Department:
History
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student