Editor/Editorial Team for Journal of American Folklore

Editor/Editorial Team for Journal of American Folklore

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5.00pm

The Journal of American Folklore (JAF) seeks a new Editor or Editorial Team for a term starting January 2025. Renowned in folklore studies, JAF is a double-blind, peer-reviewed publication.

Overseeing editorial processes, content quality, and decision-making.
Addressing academic publishing challenges, including digital transformation and equity in folklore studies.

Demonstrated editorial vision, extensive field knowledge, and a robust academic reputation.
Proven editorial, organizational, and communication skills.

Proposals for innovative team structures are welcome.
The current setup includes an Editor-in-Chief, Senior Managing Editor, Associate Editors, an Editorial Assistant, and an Editorial Board.

Submit a vision letter, CVs of candidates, and details on proposed structure and support.
Email applications to Jessica Turner, AFS Executive Director ([email protected]).

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Additional Info:
The role begins with a transition in fall 2024. First issue under new leadership expected in early 2026.

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