Call for Associate Editors: Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

  • 1.  Call for Associate Editors: Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

    Posted 19 days ago

    The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies, sponsored by New England Archivists and Yale  University Library, seeks applications for Associate Editors. Two positions are available (term starting in June 2021).


    Associate Editors work in collaboration with the Managing Editor and other members of the Editorial Board to solicit, select, and develop content for the journal. Primary duties include selection of peer reviewers for assigned submissions and supervising the peer review process in consultation with the Managing Editor, evaluating peer review reports, and making recommendations to the Managing Editor on the suitability of submissions for publication.


    Additional duties include participation in programming at events, soliciting submissions, assisting in the development of content, and actively participating in the management of the journal. Term of service runs from June 2021 through June 2024 with the opportunity to renew for another three-year term.


    JCAS is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that furthers awareness of issues and developments in the work of professional archivists, curators, librarians, and historians. It serves as a locus for graduate students and professionals in library science, archival science, and public history to contribute original works of research and inquiry for peer review and publication. The journal publishes on an article-by-article basis.


    Applicants must submit a résumé/CV and a brief statement of interest to by Friday, April 30th, 2021.



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