Diplomatic History is seeking two graduate students from the IU History Department or a related department to serve as Editorial Assistants starting on January 1, 2017. This is a half-time position (20 hours/week FTE). An interest in transnational history and the histories of various regions and periods is desirable. Editorial Assistants read and make preliminary assessments of all incoming manuscripts, process books for review, assist in selecting referees, prepare copy for publication , edit and proofread copy, record information in a computer database, and participate in editorial discussions.Applicants should be ABD, that is, having finished their PhD qualifying exams, and have good editorial skills. A successful applicant must also have at least two semesters of G901 eligibility, as there is no fee remission with this appointment.Compensation is currently $1,575 per month with health benefits, and it can be a ten or twelve-month position. The position has potential to be renewable annually for up to three years provided that the candidate is still eligible for G901.Deadline for applications is Friday, October 14, 2016.Please send a letter of application, a vita, and two letters of recommendation to:
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