Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Legacy Seeks Applicants for Website Position

The editors of _Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers_ seek the assistance of an individual committed to enhancing the journal’s online presence. Interested parties should possess technological skills in creating modern website design, coding content for display in modern web browsers, programming dynamic text and graphic content repositories, monitoring use of the website, and troubleshooting technical problems in the website. Also required are editing experience, knowledge of the field of U.S. women’s writing from the colonial period to the early twentieth century, and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

Responsibilities will include designing, maintaining, monitoring, improving, and updating the _Legacy_ website ; selecting (in consultation with other editors) materials for publication on the website; editing materials that appear on the website; seeking grant funding opportunities; and carrying out other activities to enhance the journal’s web presence. Individuals at any rank, ranging from advanced graduate students to senior faculty members, are encouraged to apply. Interested parties should be aware that there is no financial support available for taking on such a role; all of _Legacy_’s editors and consultants work in a volunteer capacity, although they are encouraged to seek support for their work with _Legacy_ from their home institutions.

If interested, please send your c.v. (including the names of at least three references), a statement of your qualifications, and a letter summarizing your interests in the fields covered by _Legacy_ to . Review of applications will begin on 1 Sept. 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations are also welcome.

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