The American Printing History Association is currently accepting applications for the position of editor of its flagship publication, Printing History. The journal is published in print twice a year. This is a part-time position which pays the editor a stipend of $2500 per issue and has a term limit of five years.
Applications should include a CV, cover letter, and samples of writing and/or editing work. Application materials should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries can be addressed to the same email address. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2016.
The editor of Printing History is responsible for collaborating with a designer to produce a scholarly journal in line with APHA’s mission, which is to encourage the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.
The editor will solicit articles from a broad array of fields by diverse authors, coordinate the peer review process, and manage book reviews. The new editor of Printing History will be able to hire an editorial assistant, who will be paid a stipend of $500, and is strongly encouraged to establish an all-volunteer editorial board.
The American Printing History Association seeks an individual who has the following attributes:
- a vision for Printing History
- experience with scholarly publishing
- the ability to collaborate successfully
- a commitment to recruiting and coordinating peer reviewers and book reviewers
- a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working independently
- willingness to work closely with the designer of Printing History