Labor History

Managing editor sought

Labor History seeks a new managing editor, to begin a five year term on January l, 2002. The editorial board has determined to restructure the journal's operations. The new editor's functions will include managment and innovation. The incoming editor will be able to review and oversee all aspects of the journal from manuscript solicitation to publication and distribution.

Unique in being an academic journal of high reputation and standards which is privately funded, Labor History has been published for over 40 years. The incoming editor should be able in a tactful and professional manner to deal with persons of varying interests; the editor must deal with contributors, the editorial board, donors, and a small staff. The editor must be able to set goals and to meet deadlines.

Please send a letter of application (including a 750-1000 word view of the journal's possibilities and a vision of its future), a c.v., and the names and addresses of three references to Dan Leab, Editorial Search Committee, Labor History, 70 Washington Square South (Wagner Labor Archive, l0th floor, Bobst Library, NYU), New York City, New York 10012. Applications by mail only. The cutoff date is November 15th, 2000. Further information may be obtained by e-mail ( or fax (212-741-6790).

Posted: 5 September 2000