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AAUP is looking for the next editor for our Journal of Academic Freedom

Dear AAUP Member:

The AAUP is looking for the next editor for our Journal of Academic Freedom.

The journal focuses on scholarship on academic freedom and its relation to shared governance, tenure, the structure of the academy, and collective bargaining, among other issues. Working with members of the AAUP staff and the journal’s editorial board, the editor is responsible for producing one annual issue of this online journal.

The editor’s responsibilities include:

  • Actively soliciting manuscripts for the journal
  • Communicating regularly with staff and board members
  • Conducting an initial screening of all manuscripts and forward them to reviewers as appropriate
  • Working with authors to revise manuscripts based on reviewers’ comments and on her/his own recommendations
  • Selection and substantive editing of the articles that will appear in the journal.
The editor should be a faculty member or a higher education professional with editorial experience and a record of publication and activism around academic freedom issues. The editor is not an employee of the AAUP and receives an annual stipend of $2,500 per year to cover supplies and personal costs associated with journal activities. The editor is appointed to a two-year term, which is renewable for a second term.

Learn more at http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/journal-academic-freedom/jaf-editor-opening.

Best wishes,

Gwendolyn Bradley, Director of External Relations gbradley@aaup.org