Fontes Artis Musicae: Assistant Editor Position

Fontes Artis Musicae, the quarterly journal of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML), seeks an Assistant Editor.  

The Assistant Editor works alongside the Editor-in-Chief to produce each issue of the journal. The position takes approximately five hours per quarter to complete job responsibilities. Tenure in the position is an initial four-year term, renewable for a second four-year term. 


  • Proofread and copy edit the Books Review and Briefs/Feuilletons columns articles using the journal's online style sheet 
  • Assists the Editor-in-Chief in identifying potential articles 
  • Acts as an outside reader, as appropriate, for articles received or suggests outside readers to the Editor-in-Chief as needed 

Requirements and skills 

  • Proven work experience as an assistant editor 
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills 
  • Proficiency in English, French, or German 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines 

To apply: Send, via e-mail attachment a cover letter outlining experience in editing, a curriculum vitae (CV), and contact information for three references to by 15 November 2023. The successful candidate will assume their responsibilities beginning with Vol. 71, no. 1 (January-March 2024). 


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