The Center for the Study of the Southwest (CSSW), makes available a Research Assistant position to serve as Editorial Fellow at the Center. The position is renewable based on evaluation of first year’s work. The Editorial Fellow assists the CSSW staff in production of Texas Books in Review (TBR), Southwestern American Literature (SAL), Journal of Texas Music History, and Sound Historian. Related duties include text and graphics layout and copyediting on all journals, and book review support and mail-out supervision on TBR and SAL, with other duties as assigned.
The position is open to anyone holding a Bachelor’s and working on a Master’s degree at Texas State. Preference is given to candidates demonstrating an interest in Southwestern Studies, showing proof of strong writing and editing skills, and having background experience in marketing and/or photojournalism. Knowledge of layout design and editing experience working with InDesign and Photoshop in the Apple OS environment is preferred but not required.
When the position is available, an announcement is made through the websites of the Center, the Graduate College, and appropriate departments.
The Fellowship consists of an RA position (nine-month appointment at $9,855) plus a tuition scholarship of $1,500 per semester. For details on working as a Graduate Assistant at Texas State University visit the Graduate College.
For more information contact:
Dr. Jesús F. de la Teja, Director
Center for the Study of the Southwest
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666-4684