Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an Assistant Editor. Duties include tracking proposal and manuscript submissions, preparing materials for the editorial board, market research and in-house reports, corresponding with authors, acting as a liaison between authors and other departments as needed, securing peer reviews and endorsements, and preparing manuscripts for transmittal to the production department. This is a challenging position handling 25 books per year in the areas of sociology, anthropology, political science, and psychology. The position is based in our New York City office.


Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities. As the position involves extensive work with our proprietary content management system, good technical skills are required. Exceptional organizational skills and outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City; Boulder, Colorado; Guilford, Connecticut, Marlborough, MA; and London.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, where you learned of the opening, and your salary expectations) to Boone Soukthideth via email or post using the below contact information:

Boone Soukthideth
Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield
Lanham, MD
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Please refer to www.rowman.com/Page/HR for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment.

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