The Association for Recorded Sound Collections invites applications from individuals with editorial and/or publishing experience, for the position of Editor of the ARSC Journal.
The Journal’s primary goal is to publish original research, to advance the study and documentation of the history of recorded sound. We anticipate that the successful candidate will work together with current editor Sarah Bryan on the Fall 2018 issue, and will assume full editorial responsibilities by the Spring 2019 issue. This is a five-year, renewable appointment with a $2,100 annual stipend.
The ARSC Journal Editor is responsible for overseeing the editorial process and pre-production. This work includes initiating and screening submissions, facilitating blind peer review, ensuring that necessary permissions are in place, consulting with the contributing editors and the art director, and checking page proofs. The Editor also chairs the Editorial Advisory Board, which provides advice and guidance on editorial policy, and has the option of appointing an Assistant Editor. Copies of the full job description and the Editorial Board’s Terms of Reference are available upon request.
Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, a current CV including a list of references, and a sample of published work as editor and/or publisher to:
c/o Nathan Georgitis
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2018, or until the position is filled. A committee of ARSC members will review applications.
Inquiries relating to the position may be sent to the address above.
For more information about the ARSC Journal see:
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings — in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals — everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.