American Musicological Society (AMS) – Journal of the American Musicological Society:
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Begin: November 1, 2014
The American Musicological Society, an academic society with 3,400 members, seeks a half-time managing editor for its Journal.
The managing editor works with considerable independence in consultation with the Editor-in-Chief, the Review Editor, and the Digital and Multimedia Editor to produce the Journal. The job comprises three elements: copyediting, manuscript preparation, and proofreading (both text and music examples), amounting to an average of twenty hours per week (thus approximately 1,000 hours per year).
A minimum of two years experience in scholarly editing; highly developed editing skills; thorough knowledge of the publishing process from raw manuscript to finished product; familiarity with musical and musicological terminology; familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style.
The position will begin November 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2014.
Salary: commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Full details: <a href=“http://www.ams-net.org/JAMS-Managing-Editor-Vacancy.php“