Publication Date

September 23, 2013

The American Historical Association is seeking an associate editor to join the publications team at AHA headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will work primarily on the monthly newsmagazine, Perspectives on History, editing and writing articles on issues vital to the discipline for historians in all fields and professions.

In addition to work on Perspectives, the associate editor will contribute to the AHA Today blog, assist with the Association’s social media content and strategy, and participate in its scholarly communications efforts.

A PhD in history is preferred. We will also consider candidates who are ABD in history, who have an MA in history, or who have a PhD in a related field, if they also have relevant editorial or writing experience. Ability to write for a general audience is essential, and familiarity with historians’ use of the online environment, digital tools, and social media is required.

Read the complete job description and apply at:

Review of applications will start on October 14.

This post first appeared on AHA Today.

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