Editor sought for historical encyclopedia of American presidential elections
M.E. Sharpe, an academic and reference publisher, is seeking a general editor for a three volume encyclopedia chronicling American presidential elections since 1788. The encyclopedia will include two volumes of entries and one volume of original documents. Editor's duties include developing a table of contents (in conjunction with M.E. Sharpe's in-house editorial staff), finding contributors, assigning entries, editing (for content), finding and submitting original documents in electronic form, and developing ancillary materials (including timeline, glossary, bibliography, etc).
M.E. Sharpe is looking to publish the volume in the fall of 2002, so all entries would have to be submitted in final edited form by the end of this year.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in political science or history, university or research institution affiliation, ability to work under very tight deadlines.
For more information, contact James Ciment,
M-F, 9-6 Pacific time.
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