Call for Editorial Board Members

Here is the job description for members of the Editorial Board. Deadline for applications is January 20, 2009.

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board serves the Journal primarily by reviewing submitted manuscripts and providing comments and feedback for the Editor and author. The Editorial Board will review manuscripts that focus on research articles as well as specialized topics that are not research-based (e.g., book reviews, curriculum issues, etc). In addition, the Editorial Board supports the mission of the Journal in other ways (e.g., suggesting names of future members, providing advisory support to the Editor, and promoting the Journal to colleagues).

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a reviewer for submitted manuscripts.
  • Submit thoughtful review comments on the manuscripts, including comments on clarity, development of ideas, scholarly accuracy, overall quality, and compliance with publication guidelines.
  • Identify potential outside reviewers to the Editor as needed
  • Adhere to established deadlines for review submission.
  • Communicate with the Journal Editor regarding issues related to the successful publication of the journal.
  • Promote the Journal through professional networks.

Qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s or Doctoral degree in related field (Work will be assigned to specific editors based on type of manuscript being reviewed)
  • Experience with and knowledge of interpreter education
  • Knowledge of literature in interpreter education
  • Publication record (preferred but not required)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of editing principles and style formats
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines

Term of service:

Two or four-year staggered terms with potential for renewal. Editorial Board membership is an unpaid, professional position.

To apply, please submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • Two letters of recommendation

The materials should be sent via email attachment to Annette Miner, CIT Director of Research and Publications, at:

EditorialBoardApplications@gmail.com

The deadline for submission of application is January 20, 2009