Associate Editor

Columbia, SC
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00310PO17 Classification Title Research Associate Internal Title Associate Editor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department History Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range $48,000-$52,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule


Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Associate Editor assists the project director of the Pinckney Papers Project with interim reports & applications for funding. Researches documents at the South Carolina & other national repositories.

Responsible for reading & transcribing handwritten manuscripts and entering information into DocTracker Databases.

Supervises student staff & participates in development of editorial policies & editorial board meetings.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Masters degree in American History, Public History, or closely related field. Experience in scholarly editing.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Experience with advanced reading of handwritten manuscripts; advanced skills in use of DocTracker database editorial system to manage document files and create editorial content.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 09/15/2018 Job Open Date 09/15/2017 Job Close Date 09/22/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in American History, Public History, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information


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