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Job announcement: Associate Editor (Spanish)

General Description:Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) seeks to fill an Associate Editor position. RILM publishes RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, which is widely recognized as the world’s premier abstracted bibliography on music and related disciplines. RILM was established in 1966 and operates under the joint sponsorship of the International Musicological Society, the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres, and the International Council for Traditional Music.RILM covers research on all types of music and related studies published in all document types (books, articles, reviews, collections, etc.). RILM is fully searchable with in-depth vocabulary-controlled indexing and detailed abstracts. The data are written, input, and edited to a uniform standard by an international staff of specialists from all subject areas. The database contains over 40 years of data, and is published online and (for certain material) in print.The successful candidate will be required to learn and apply RILM’s editorial rules, as detailed in RILM’s editing and indexing style manuals, improving the prose, punctuation, and factual content, through research, of the material.Other Duties:Edit, index, translate, and sometimes write abstracts of scholarly literature on music received from diverse sources and of varied quality and intelligibility, bringing them to a high standard of accuracy, focusing on Spanish material.A work schedule of 20 hours per week is envisioned for training (full-time hours are 35 per week). After a lengthy training period, schedule can be flexible.Core Competencies/Qualifications:• PhD/ABD in historical musicology, ethnomusicology, or music theory is preferred.• Experience in editing and the ability to organize data into logical concepts is required, with proven research and writing skills.• Superior written English skills and excellence in focused, detailed work is required.• Native or near native fluency in Spanish.• Ability to work independently but also with many diverse personalities in close proximity is essential.• The work takes place in the RILM International Center’s office in New York City.Follow this link to apply: https://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/cgi-bin/show_job.asp?pvn=REA-1722