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Managing Editor
West Virginia University Press
Morgantown, WV
Date Posted
The West Virginia University Press is currently seeking a Managing Editor. The WVU Press publishes 12-15 new titles annually and five scholarly journals. Subjects and genre include fiction, history, medieval studies, rural sociology, natural sciences, African American literature, and general interest trade books.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: preparing manuscripts for production; managing the work of freelance copyeditors and proofreaders, including scheduling, performance assessment, invoicing/payment; coordinating overall production schedules with production and marketing staff; and managing department finances/budgets.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree (MA/MS preferred). The candidate will possess a minimum: 2-3 years of experience writing for a scholarly publication or possess professional publishing experience.

To apply, visit and click on "FE/AP" link and then click on “Managing Editor – Program Coordinator AP #391.” Go to the bottom of the ad and click apply now to complete the registration form and upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin April 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

WVU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The university is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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