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Editorial Fellowship, CSSW


Editorial Fellowship, Center for the Study of the Southwest

The Center for the Study of the Southwest (CSSW), announces the availability of a Research Assistant position to serve as Editorial Fellow at the Center during the 2017-2018 academic year (renewable based on evaluation of first year’s work). The Editorial Fellow will assist the CSSW staff in production of Texas Books in Review (TBR), Southwestern American Literature (SAL), 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 fellow is also expected to carry out one personal research project on a self-chosen topic related to the region.

The position is open to anyone working on a graduate degree at Texas State who has strong writing and editing skills and an interest in the Southwest.  Preference will be given to candidates who also have experience working in InDesign and Photoshop, preferably in the Apple OS environment.

The Fellowship consists of an RA position (nine-month appointment at $9,855) plus a tuition scholarship of $1,500 per semester and some support for research and conference travel. For details on working as a Graduate Assistant at Texas State University visit the Graduate College page:

To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation by March 31, 2017 to:

Dr. Jesús F. de la Teja, Director
Center for the Study of the Southwest
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666

The award will be announced by April 30, 2017