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Sponsored by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Job Position: Editorial Assistant, SourceLab (3 hours/week, $15/hour, Spring Semester 2020 with a possibility to continue through Fall 2021)

SourceLab, a digital documentary publishing project sponsored by the Department of History at Illinois, seeks an Editorial Assistant for Spring 2020.  This position would be for 3 hours a week, $15 / an hour.  SourceLab is a peer-reviewed, open access editorial series that publishes editions of digitized historical sources.  Job responsibilities of the Editorial Assistant include: assisting with project management on ongoing editorial projects; managing correspondence with authors and reviewers; investigating technological resources on campus; attending and participating in Editorial Board meeting; clerical work for the Editorial Board; and assisting with SourceLab’s public events.  This position would be good for anyone considering a career in digital publishing, communications, or scholarship.

To apply, please send a short letter of application and resume to sourcelabuiuc@gmail.com.  We also welcome inquiries about the position to this address.

Review of applications will begin on Jan. 29, 2020, but continue until application is filled.