Editorial Assistant

Requisition # 2022-14999
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(6/7/2022 2:58 PM)
Judaic Studies
Communications and Public Relations
Job Type


Studies in Late Antiquity (SLA) is a journal that provides a forum for scholarly research on global Late Antiquity (150 - 750 CE). This field-leading, international journal is published quarterly by University of California Press and is currently operated at Princeton University.


We seek an editorial assistant for SLA who will oversee editorial management of the day-to-day operations of the journal.


A cover letter is required as part of the application process and can be submitted as an iFORM. This is a one-year term position, subject to renewal based on performance and funding.


The primary responsibilities of the editorial assistant will include coordinating the peer-review, copy-editing, production and publication processes of the journal. In addition, the editorial assistant will provide organizational and logistical support for the senior Editorial team of the journal, including oversight of the book-review team, coordination of bi-annual meetings of the Editorial Board, and promotion of the journal.



  • PhD and minimum one year of experience
  • Proficiency in several editorial computer packages
  • Skills and knowledge in relevant research, editorial, and administrative software
  • Knowledge of the study of the ancient Mediterranean and West Asian world from one or more disciplinary perspectives (e.g., history, art history, archaeology, comparative literature, religious studies, linguistics)
  • Experience conducting historical research
  • Ability to work collaboratively with scholars, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds and in various fields and departments
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects in accordance with appropriate timelines


  • Skills and experience in editing, copyediting, proofreading, and managing the editorial process
  • Multilingual a plus, especially in one or more languages of modern scholarship (e.g., German, French, Italian, Hebrew) and one or more languages of the ancient or late ancient world (e.g., Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic)

For full consideration, please apply by June 30, 2022.


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Probationary Period

180 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Comments Related to End Date

One year term from start date, subject to renewal based on performance and funding.

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver’s License Required


Experience Level




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