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Join the Staff of EAS – Managing Editor Position

Join the Staff of EAS – Managing Editor Position

Early American Studies, a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and published by Penn Press, seeks a new Managing Editor to join our small and congenial editorial team.


The Managing Editor is a part-time hourly (approximately 10 hours per week) and remote position.

Duties include:


Applicants should have strong organizational skills, demonstrate good attention to detail, be able to meet deadlines, and communicate well. They should possess strong writing skills and be fluent with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suites. Applicants should also be able to work both independently and as a member of a remote team.

At minimum, the successful applicant will hold a BA in history, literature, or a related humanities field. Preference will be given to those applicants who hold an MA or PhD in an early American field and who have some prior experience in academic publishing or working as a managing editor. We will also consider faculty applicants. Salary commensurate with experience.

Review of applications: to begin July 1 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date – August 1, 2024.

To apply: please send a letter of application explaining your interest and qualifications and your resume or cv to Rosalind Beiler and Judith Ridner, Co-editors, at Please contact the editors at the same email address with any questions.

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