Position Description
Press University of Michigan Press
Acquisitions Editorial
Senior Acquiring Editor, American Studies


A key member of the acquiring team for the Press, the new Senior Editor will be responsible for the ongoing growth and development of the University of Michigan Press lists in American Studies, with a particular emphasis on race and ethnicity, gender, class, and related contemporary social issues. The editor will commission, select, and evaluate manuscripts to cultivate an intellectually robust and sustainable program of projects for scholars, students, and professionals in these fields. The editor will be expected to sign 30 new books annually, in keeping with signing goals set each year by the Editorial Director. The editor will work closely with other departments to manage projects from acquisition to publication, including collaborating with Michigan Publishing Services and Deep Blue.

University of Michigan Press/Michigan Publishing is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the library's mission. 

More details and applications via: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/160453/senior_acquiring_editor_for_american_studies