Posted May 11, 2023

Contracted Copyeditor – Smithsonian American Art Museum




The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) is issuing a formal Request for Quote (RFQ) for a contractor to perform copyediting, developmental editing, and proofreading services for American Art, the peer-reviewed journal co-published by SAAM and the University of Chicago Press. The contractor will serve as copyeditor and proofreader for the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2024 issues of American Art (vol. 38, nos. 1–3), and as a developmental editor for journal contributors and affiliated authors with an option to extend annually for four more years. American Art will contract an experienced and highly skilled editor who is knowledgeable about a range of topics in art, art-related visual culture, and social and cultural history, and have a history of professional contributions to diversity initiatives.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please contact for the Request for Quotes, Statement of Work, and editing sample.

The application deadline is June 12, 2023. Please send all application materials in a single email to We anticipate having contracts for all opportunities in place no later than September 1 with work to commence on or about October 1, 2023.

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