The Papers of James Madison at the University of Virginia invites applicants for the position of a faculty editor, at the assistant/associate editor rank. Applicants should either have a doctoral degree or be on track to receive the doctorate by the times duties are commenced. The doctoral degree should be in the field of the early American republic (ca. 1783-ca. 1803), with an emphasis units political and constitution history. Preference may be given to applicants who have had previous experience working on documentary editing project and who possess appropriate computer skills. The appointment will begin as soon as the successful applicant and the project can agree on a mutually convenient date, preferably in the second half of 2018. Applications will remain open until the position is filled.
to apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0623096, and electronically submit a cover letter describing their expertise in the field of the early American republic, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. If possible, candidates can also submit samples of editorial work or other relevant historical scholarship.
Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to Stacy Diggs-Allen (email@example.com; phone 434-924-3569).
The university will perform background checks on new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 0623096
About The Papers of James Madison
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to so the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.