Associate Editor- Journal of Human Services

Location
Remote
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 02, 2021
Job Function
Research
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Volunteer
Degree Level
Doctorate

The Journal of Human Services is published once per year by the National Organization for Human Services and distributes peer-reviewed research articles, conceptual pieces, brief notes, and book reviews to an audience of educators, students, and practitioners.

The Journal Editorial Staff is seeking an additional Associate Editor to manage a load of approximately 15 manuscripts each year, handling decisions on those manuscripts and conducting communication with authors and reviewers. 

The candidate for the position should have: 

a) an earned doctoral degree in a helping field, 

b) at least five peer-reviewed publications in print, 

c) previous experience on a journal review board (i.e., reviewing manuscripts), and 

d) knowledge of the peer-review and journal publication process. 

The Editorial Staff hopes to train the selected candidate over the summer during a probationary period to prepare them for full responsibilities in the fall. The position is work-intense during the spring semester when the Journal is released and requires weekly attention throughout the year. The weekly time commitment is variable, ranging from approximately 1-5 hours. 

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