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SEARCH: new Book Review Editor for WSSA's quarterly Social Science Journal-click for details

by WSSA Admin,
Published on June 2, 2021

The Western Social Science Association seeks a book review editor for the Social Science Journal. There are 4 volumes of the journal per year, and each contains about 3-5 book reviews (on average). The book review editor works closely with the journal’s two editors. The book review editor receives books for review from publishers, selects reviewers, and sends the books for review to them. The book review editor edits reviewers’ submissions and then sends them to the journal through the Taylor & Francis online submission site (Editorial Manager). The book review editor works with any other reviews that come through Editorial Manager. This is an unpaid service position. For additional details, see the description below. The Western Social Science Association invites and encourages applications from members of all underrepresented groups.

To apply for the position, please send your letter of interest and c.v. to Anthony Amato, President, Western Social Science Association, Anthony.Amato@smsu.edu

Deadline for applications: 21 June 2021

Position title:  Book Review Editor

Membership on Council:  Ex Officio

Term of Office: Three years, renewable for up to an additional three years

Position description: The Journal’s Book Review Editor is responsible for the book reviews within the Social Science Journal. All work product of the Editor related to the Journal is the property of the WSSA. The Journal Editor is selected by the Executive Council, based on a competitive search.