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Duke University Press in conjunction with The Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship program is seeking a fellow to fulfill a year-long, full time entry-level position at Duke University Press as an Editorial Associate to increase diversity in scholarly publishing. The fellow will be immersed in the acquisitions department working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process. Through this apprenticeship, the Editorial Associate will be responsible for a number of essential tasks in the acquisitions process, and will be directly involved in reviewing and contracting manuscripts, and preparing manuscripts for production. The Fellow will attend the Association of American University Presses annual conferences at the beginning and the end of the year-long program. The candidate should possess strong communication and organizational skills and have a desire to learn the ins and outs of scholarly publishing. This is a junior level position, designed as an entry into scholarly publishing and editorial acquisitions.
To be considered for this fellowship your resume and/or cover letter must include:
Position closes on 03/15/2017. Please apply for requisition number 401229883.