Versita currently seeking an associate editor

The science publisher Versita is currently seeking an Associate Editor for the pioneer Open Access Books publishing program in Culture

Ideal Candidate Profile:
Degree: Ph.D. in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Visual Studies, Cultural/Human Geography or similar
Experience: research or academic in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Visual Studies, Cultural/Human Geography or similar. Publishing experience, preferably in editorial acquisition, would be an asset
Languages: native or fluent English, other languages would be an asset
Skills: computer and internet proficiency
Personality: strong communication skills, good negotiator
Requirements: home computer and Internet connection

Role of Associate Editor:
–Research and identify book topics with strong sales potential and recruit experienced and competent authors
–Recognize potential new authors
–Cultivate working relationships with them
–Obtain proposals from potential authors
–Determine the quality of the proposals
–Find and liaise with reviewers
–Present the proposals to Versita
–Assist Versita in evaluating book proposals and manuscripts
–Review the final manuscript
–Seek assistance from reviewers, if needed.

Compensation for Associate Editors will be based on the number of books published. Candidates interested in the position are requested to send their CV and list of publications (both documents in English) to Dr. Kathryn Lichti-Harriman: klichti@versita.com

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