Position Description
Press Modern Language Association of America
Category
Manuscript Editorial
Title
Copyeditor

Description

Copyeditor

The Modern Language Association, a nonprofit publisher of works on the study of language and literature, seeks a copyeditor to work full-time in its New York office.

Responsibilities:

  • Copyediting manuscripts on-screen for the association’s journal, book, and online publications
  • Ability to edit effectively in Microsoft Word

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in copyediting scholarly or reference publications
  • Experience copyediting for a university press, scholarly society, or major publisher a plus
  • Knowledge of style and usage guides, especially The Chicago Manual of Style
  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in a field of language or literature, is required

Salary is commensurate with experience. The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. 

Please submit a cover letter and résumé and cover letter to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/59590. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Posted
2019-04-19