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Institution: Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM)

Position: Associate Editor

General Information:

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is seeking to fill several editorial positions.


Graduate degree in music (or equivalent experience in music research or librarianship) required, with proven research and writing skills. Experience in editing and the ability to organize data into logical concepts is required. Superior written English skills and excellence in focused, detailed work is required. Excellent reading ability in at least one foreign language (especially German, but also Italian, Spanish, Arabic, and Asian languages expertise) is needed, as well as in-depth knowledge in one or more of the following fields (in order of preference): ethnomusicology (especially Middle Eastern and Asian countries), music pedagogy, Medieval music history (with knowledge of Byzantine studies and liturgy), music theory, organology. Other subject specializations may be considered. Knowledge of other foreign languages is a significant plus. Ability to work independently but also with many diverse personalities in close proximity is essential. All work must take place in the office (telecommuters need not apply).

Job Description/Responsibilities:

A minimum of 20 hours per week is required; full-time hours (35 per week) are also possible. Appointments to include benefits. Appointment will last at least until fall 2007. After a lengthy training period, schedule can be flexible.

Salary Range: unspecified

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Deadline: May 5, 2006


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Other Information:

RILM publishes RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, the premiere abstracted bibliography on music and related disciplines. RILM was established in 1966 and operates under the joint sponsorship of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres. 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, on CD-ROM, and in print.

Date Listed: 04/27/2006

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