The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute seeks applications from USC Dornsife graduate students for a position as an Assistant Editor for the Huntington Library Quarterly.

The position provides an opportunity for a graduate student to work closely with the editor of a premier academic journal and develop skills related to publishing and academic professionalization. The responsibilities include creating and maintaining the workflow program to track submissions; assisting the managing editor in communicating with authors and reviewers; coordinating with the University of Pennsylvania Press on production tasks; copy-editing as needed. The position will require up to 5 hours of work each week in a hybrid setting.

Applicants should have research interests in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, excellent organizational practices, and effective written and oral communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest and a cv to by Friday, December 15, 2023. They should request a letter of reference to be sent to separately by their dissertation advisor.

The position will begin in January 2024.

Image: detail from “Vallard Atlas,” (1547), HM 29 f.1, chart 4, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Persian Gulf Portolan atlas. Courtesy of the Huntington Library.