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Responsible for the developmental editing and general editorial oversight of assigned titles up to printer-ready files. Most titles assigned to this position will be Zondervan Academic titles in the field of biblical studies and biblical languages with a special focus on Old Testament, Hebrew, and the cognate languages. The primary focus will be on titles requiring an excellent knowledge of the biblical languages, but especially biblical Hebrew. Zondervan Books and other nonfiction titles from Zondervan Reflective or Study Resources may be assigned from time to time.
Some copyediting and proofreading experience, required with at least 4 years editorial experience, preferred.
Education: B.A. degree, preferably in the Humanities/Liberal Arts, with strong emphases on English, Literature, biblical studies, and Christian doctrine; advanced degrees in biblical studies and theology (such as MDiv, ThM, MA), preferred and must either have an earned doctorate (ThD or PhD) or be a candidate for the same with only the completion of the dissertation remaining, with the major focus on Old Testament studies and biblical Hebrew and related cognate languages. We will consider candidates at the Editor level who have completed all the other requirements for the doctorate but have not yet completed the dissertation.
Industry Knowledge: Basic knowledge of the Christian book market, Zondervan competitors, and of key Christian authors preferred.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.