The Papers of Benjamin Franklin—Assistant or Associate Editor
The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University, seeks a full-time editor with a strong background
in late 18th- century American political and intellectual history to assist in preparing the
remaining seven volumes of the edition, covering the end of Franklin’s mission to France (1784-
85) and his final years in Philadelphia (1785-90). Duties will include research, drafting and reviewing
annotation, proofreading texts, and analytical indexing.
Required: PhD or equivalent experience, excellent analytical and writing ability, strong organizational
skills, ability to collaborate with a dedicated team. Experience in documentary editing and
reading knowledge of French helpful. AA/EOE.
Contact: Send letter of application, c.v., and names of three references to Ellen Cohn, Editor, The
Papers of Benjamin Franklin, PO Box 208240 Yale Station, New Haven, CT 06520.
Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017