Researcher and Editor for Thomas A. Edison Papers



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Job description

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

Researcher and Editor for the Thomas A. Edison Papers.

The Thomas A. Edison Papers makes the documentary legacy of America’s most prolific inventor and innovator accessible through selective, annotated digital image and book editions. In addition, we disseminate our research through journal and book publications, conference papers, information on our website, media appearances, public lectures, museum collaborations, and educational programs.

Position Status: Part Time

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Close Date: 05/26/2023

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Archival research and journal proofreading/editing experience.

Equipment Utilized

Computer and relevant software

Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)



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