punctum books is an independent, queer, and scholar-led Sparkly Diamond open-access publisher devoted to academic and para-academic authors working in any field in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and architecture & design, publishing books that are genre-queer and genre-bending and which take experimental risks with the forms and styles of intellectual writing. Three primary concentrations for us are (1) books that shift the paradigm in established disciplines; (2) books that help to create emerging transdisciplinary fields; and (3) books that play in the fields of creatively speculative thought.
We are looking for a full-time US-based Associate Editor to join our staff. The primary job duty is to copyedit approximately 30–35 book manuscripts per year. Required skills and knowledge include:
PhD degree in the Humanities
2+ years experience copy editing scholarly manuscripts
Extensive familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style
Excellent organizational skills
Expert verbal and written communication skills
As a queer press, we especially welcome applications from members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Salary and benefits include:
$45,000 to $55,000 per year
4 weeks vacation
Paid sick leave
Flexible, remote work
We welcome applications until August 1, 2023. Please send your cover letter and succinct CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.