College of Arts and Sciences
Advertised Minimum Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
1 hour for lunch each day
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
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.
Advertised Job Summary
Associate Editor assists the project director with all editorial tasks of the Pinckney Papers Projects, including preparing reports & applications for funding.
Researches documents in South Carolina archives & national & international repositories. Responsible for reading & transcribing handwritten manuscripts, entering information into DocTracker database, & researching and writing annotations.
Supervises student staff & participates in development of editorial policies & editorial board meetings.
Masters degree in American History, Public History, or closely related field. Experience in scholarly editing.Preferred Qualifications
MA required; ABD preferred.Experience in scholarly editing and advanced reading. Translation skills in Spanish or French are desirable but not required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
MA required; ABD preferred.Experience in scholarly editing and advanced reading.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 09/30/2020 Job Open Date 02/20/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/26760 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, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have at least a master's degree in American History, Public History, or a closely related field?
Do you have experience in scholarly editing?
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