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Job Opening: Associate Editor

Published onJul 03, 2023
Job Opening: Associate Editor

punctum books is an independent, queer, and scholar-led Sparkly Diamond open-access publisher devoted to academic and para-academic authors working in any field in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and architecture & design, publishing books that are genre-queer and genre-bending and which take experimental risks with the forms and styles of intellectual writing. Three primary concentrations for us are (1) books that shift the paradigm in established disciplines; (2) books that help to create emerging transdisciplinary fields; and (3) books that play in the fields of creatively speculative thought.

We are looking for a full-time US-based Associate Editor to join our staff. The primary job duty is to copyedit approximately 30–35 book manuscripts per year. Required skills and knowledge include:

  • PhD degree in the Humanities

  • 2+ years experience copy editing scholarly manuscripts

  • Extensive familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Expert verbal and written communication skills

As a queer press, we especially welcome applications from members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Salary and benefits include:

  • $45,000 to $55,000 per year

  • Healthcare

  • 4 weeks vacation

  • 10 holidays

  • Paid sick leave

  • Flexible, remote work

We welcome applications until August 1, 2023. Please send your cover letter and succinct CV to [email protected].

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