Position Opening: Editorial/Research Assistant, Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series

Editorial/Research Assistant (Full-time). [Position # 767 ] The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks an editorial/research assistant to join the staff of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series. This position will support print and electronic publication of Jefferson’s correspondence. Responsibilities are varied and include: tracking down and copying research materials; answering […]

Jane Addams Papers Seeks German translator

As we head into the World War I years, Jane Addams’ life and her letters go international! We are looking for an editor familiar with German and early 20th century handwriting to work on a document-by-document basis translating German-language documents. At present we have only a handful, letters by women […]

Job Announcement – Director, Washington Papers, University of Virginia

The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a scholar of American History with experience in documentary editing to serve as the Director of the Washington Papers. The Director will oversee an experienced team of editors and staff who edit the papers of […]

Civil War Governors of Kentucky Internship Opportunity

The Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK) is a freely accessible online collection of historical documents associated with the chief executives of the state — three Union and two provisional Confederate. Yet CWGK is about far more than the five governors. The project works through the office of the […]

Mark Twain Project seeks Digital Publications Manager

Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 1/18/2017 Original Job Posting Departmental Overview The Mark Twain Papers contain the voluminous private papers of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain). Complementing and greatly enlarging the core archive of original documents is a working archive of photocopies and transcriptions […]

Associate Editor for the Hemingway Letters Project

The Hemingway Letters Project is seeking an Associate Editor to be involved in all aspects of the preparation of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, the authorized multi-volume scholarly edition being published by Cambridge University Press. This appointment will be at the faculty rank of Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, […]

Position Announcement: Project Director(s), Association for Documentary Editing, Education Program

Candidate Search:  The ADE is undertaking a national search for an individual or team to serve as Project Director(s) of the ADE’s education program for the next three years.  The Director(s) will be responsible for the vision, development, and implementation of the ADE’s education program.  Please provide a cover letter, […]

The Papers of James Madison: Faculty Editor

The Papers of James Madison at the University of Virginia invites applicants for the position of a faculty editor, at the level of assistant or associate editor. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in the area of diplomatic and political history of the early American republic (ca. 1783-ca. […]

Jane Addams Papers Project: Part-Time Assistant Editor Position

The Jane Addams Papers Project is seeking a part-time Assistant Editor to help work on the preparation of Volume 4 of the Selected Papers of Jane Addams. The position is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is renewable year-by-year dependent on funding. The Selected […]

Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Seek Graduate Research Associates 2016-2017

The Kentucky Historical Society seeks eight Graduate Research Associates (GRAs) familiar with 19th century United States history to write short informational entries for the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K). GRAs will receive a stipend of $5,000 each and can work remotely from their home institutions. Each GRA will annotate […]