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Associate Editor, Science & Technology, Choice Reviews

Post Date:Oct 04, 2017Type:Full time
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Location: United States - Illinois - Chicago Job Reference:assoceditScienceTechCHOICE
Job Description:

CHOICE (, the publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL, a division of the American Library Association), and the publisher of Choice Reviews, the premier source for reviews of new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, is seeking a science and technology associate editor.


Reporting to the editorial director, the science and technology associate editor ensures high-quality monthly review coverage of the most important new print and digital resources in the natural sciences for academic and scholarly library collections.  The associate editor selects publications and digital resources for review; oversees a pool of expert reviewers in relevant subject areas; edits reviews for publication; and prepares/edits special features, newsletters, and bibliographic essays. 

Salary:  Negotiable from the low 40s; based on relevant experience.  ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.

Location:  CHOICE is located in Middletown, CT.  No option to work remotely.

Apply online at including cover letter and resume. 

(additional documents can be uploaded on the same screen as the resume)


Send a cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association

Human Resources

Ref:  sciencetecheditCHOICE

50 E. Huron St.

Chicago, IL 60611-6763

Fax: (312) 280-5270



The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer:  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Requirements:  Minimum of three years editorial experience in an academic, consumer, or trade publishing operation. Broad knowledge of the natural sciences and collection-development practices and trends in academic libraries. Library experience in the natural sciences, technology, or collection development desirable. 

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Contact Information
American Library Association
Mary Pullen
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Ph: 312 280 2466
Fax: 312 280 5270

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