Position Summary: Independently define and develop the strategic growth plan and list strategy for the Asian Studies list and for the Luminos open access publishing program. Responsible for meeting signing and transmittal goals for up to 20 titles annually. Work closely with other acquisitions editors to sign and support Luminos titles. Conceives of book ideas. Identifies, seeks out, and interviews scholarly authors for the purpose of obtaining manuscripts and proposals. Judges whether or not the projects are publishable editorially and financially. Obtains critical reviews from authoritative readers. Negotiates contracts terms. The Editor has thorough knowledge of the publishing process, including the form of a manuscript acceptable for production, design, and various sales promotions. Will supervise one editorial assistant.
Special Conditions of Employment: Travel
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of a background check is required
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