Position Description
Press Indiana University Press
Acquisitions Editorial
Assistant Editor


Assists Acquiring Editors in acquiring book and electronic projects for publication. Handles and coordinates various tasks related to manuscripts under review and in production. Conducts preliminary assessment of specific projects through knowledge of market trends and scholarly developments. Solicits prospective authors for manuscripts. Engages expert reviewers to evaluate manuscripts. Contributes to decisions regarding prospective projects. Creates, maintains, and manages database records to track progress of publishing projects in all stages of consideration and production. Summarizes and communicates the nature of publishing projects to relevant parties including authors, outside reviewers, series editors, other publishers in the US and abroad, outside institutions such as foundations, and other departments within IU Press and the University. Handles author relations before and after acceptance of manuscripts. Prepares manuscripts for transmittal to the Editorial, Design, and Production department. Represents the IU Press at academic meetings. Interviews, trains, and supervises student interns. Apply: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/77925