Archive for March 26th, 2013

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Frederick Douglass Papers @ IUPUI seeks an Assistant Editor [Closing Date 6/18/2013]

National Park Service, FDNHS

National Park Service, FDNHS

The Frederick Douglass Papers, a scholarly editorial project based at the Institute of American Thought of the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indianapolis seeks an Assistant Editor. Employment at this position will begin on April 15, 2013 (start date negotiable). The deadline for all application materials is April 1, 2013. Eligibility Requirements for the Assistant Editor position are a M.A. degree in American History, English, or Africana Studies with a strong preference for candidates with training and experience in documentary or textual editing. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Editor will be to (1) work with other staff members in location, transcription, verification, and editing of nineteenth century historical documents, (2) supervise the work of several graduate research assistants, (3) copy edit historical and literary apparatus, (4) maintain bibliographical materials, and(5) periodically update electronic databases of project materials.  Review of applications will start March 30 and will continue until position is filled.


Send letter of application, CV, graduate transcript, and three reference names with contact information to:

John R. Kaufman-McKivigan, Editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers

Search Committee Chair

c/o Institute of American Thought

902 W. New York St., ES 0010

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: (317) 274-5834


Primary Category: None
Secondary Categories: African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Posting Date: 03/21/2013
Closing Date 06/18/2013


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