Terrae Incognitae: The Journal of the Society for the History of Discoveries
Job Type: Government/Non-Profit
Since 1969, Terrae Incognitae has been publishing high-quality, peer reviewed scholarship dedicated to the history of discovery and exploration as well as to the impact of cross-cultural interaction around the globe prior to the modern era. Contributors specialise in the history of cartography, travel literature, and in art history; they are archivists, geographers, historians, librarians, museum curators, and scholars of language and literature; and, many of them are members of the Society for the History of Discoveries.
The editor and editorial board seek an individual willing to serve as associate editor alongside the journal’s editor, Lauren Beck, and the book reviews editor, David Buisseret. The ideal individual will possess a university affiliation, advanced degrees in a field aligned with the journal’s objectives, as well as an active research programme.
Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting in the process of peer reviewing manuscripts received by the editor; identifying and compiling books for review; reviewing copy; and, promoting and marketing the journal.
Interested individuals should send a CV and letter outlining their suitability for the position to Dr. Lauren Beck (firstname.lastname@example.org). The position is open until filled.
Posted: February 10, 2015