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Academic Acquisitions Editor

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The Acquisitions Editor is responsible for acquiring manuscripts that are appropriate for the editorial mission of the Division. This position will be responsible for acquisitions in the following subject areas:
  • general kinesiology and physical activity
  • motor behavior
  • health promotion
  • psychology of sport and exercise
  • sport management (including sport marketing, sport tourism, and law/risk management)
Specific subject area assignments may vary based on the editor's strengths and division needs. The Acquisitions Editor will conceptualize new books, ancillaries, and electronic information media; review unsolicited manuscripts; and identify, recruit, and contract authors to write text and reference books and develop ancillaries, video, and other electronic information delivery systems in the physical activity field. The Acquisitions Editor will guide contracted projects through a review process, work with authors to help develop and organize projects, review submitted manuscripts, transmit projects to the editorial department, and oversee projects through their editorial and production development.

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