Editor, Archaeology

New York
Jun 21, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
Mr. Human Resources
Other, Publishing
Full Time
Cambridge University Press seeks an editor to develop and manage its distinguished publishing programs in the areas of social scientific archaeology, classical art and archaeology, and Renaissance Studies. The position will be based in New York.

The ideal candidate will have a background in classical studies or ancient civilizations, as well as 3+ years of publishing experience in acquisitions and project management, preferably at a university press. S/he will also have experience working with illustrated books and will be familiar with the fundamentals of copyright. The editor will be responsible for acquiring content for publication in print and digital formats, and managing projects from contract to final publication. S/he will be expected to attend relevant professional conferences and make campus visits on a regular basis. The editor will work closely with colleagues in both the New York and Cambridge offices to ensure that development of programs align with the Press’ corresponding journals publishing, as well as its broader humanities initiatives.

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