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ISHS seeks new editor for Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society

Elaine Evans
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ISHS seeks new editor for Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society

The Illinois State Historical Society seeks a new editor for the 112-year-old Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, the leading academic publication for historical research about the state of Illinois.

Candidates should:

  • Have a Ph.D. in American history and hold a teaching position at an Illinois college or university
  • Be engaged actively in the study of Illinois and Midwestern history
  • Be a member of the Illinois State Historical Society
  • Have support from his or her department and institution (release time or interns)
  • Have some editorial experience in academic writing
  • Be willing to make a three-year commitment to publish four issues of the Journal per calendar year

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae to:

William Furry, Executive Director
Illinois State Historical Society
5255 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL 62703

Or send via email to:

Executivedirector@historyillinois.org

Deadline for application: October 1, 2020

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