of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS), a peer-reviewed online
journal hosted by Yale University and New England Archivists, seeks an
Associate Editor and a Marketing Associate. All interested candidates should
apply by August 1, 2016. See below for details.
JCAS's mission is to further awareness of issues and developments in the
work of professional archivists, curators, and historians, and serve 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. JCAS publishes research articles, case studies,
literature reviews (book, web-based, multimedia), work-in-progress articles,
and conference reports that emphasize unique intellectual and technological
developments in the archival profession. JCAS is an open-access, online
academic journal published via the Berkeley Electronic Press Digital Commons
ASSOCIATE EDITOR The Associate Editor collaborates with the Managing Editor in
soliciting, selecting, and developing content for the journal. The Associate
Editor reviews assigned submissions and oversees the peer review process for
them: reading and evaluating reports submitted by peer reviewers and
recommending to the Managing Editor whether the manuscripts should be accepted
for publication, accepted for publication with revisions, or rejected for
publication. The Associate Editor participates in outreach programming whenever
possible and assists in the solicitation of submissions on an ongoing basis.
This person will serve a term of three years, with the opportunity to serve a
second term if desired.
The Marketing Associate generates and oversees all publicity, networking, and
liaison work for the journal's social media presence. The Marketing Associate
manages all incoming and outgoing communications and coordinates outreach
events with the NEA Communications Committee. This person will serve a term of
two years, with the opportunity to serve a second term if desired.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and a short cover letter for
consideration by the NEA Executive Board. Deadline for submission is August 1,
2016. Applications and questions should be directed to NEA Immediate Past
President Colin Lukens: [log in to unmask].
New England Archivists