Search for Peer Reviewers & Editors
This is a call for early career Assistant Professors in India and abroad for a novel venture in publishing. Detailed CVs are requested from interested scholars for consideration as both Peer Reviewers and Editors of a partly open access journal to be published from India on American Studies. Please include a small write-up about why you are positioned to peer-review American literature or edit articles within the domain of American Studies.
There will be two forms of the journal: one online and one with standard international accreditation in print form. Incumbents should be willing to spend about 5 hours/ week in working on the website, blog and editing etc. The first issue of the proposed journal will be on the Gothic in American Studies.
Editors and peer-reviewers should be in substantive positions (in India) and in tenure-track positions if out of India.
Interested faculty must be comfortable with social media, in the use of video-chats and webinars. All query letters will be replied to and if you do not receive an answer in 7 days; please resend your mail. All letters should be accompanied by designation and proof of permanent teaching-role (for Indians) and/or proof of being 'tenure-track' for those out of India. The goals of the journal are the following:
a) To be part open access. Freemium model.
b) To become a registered society in India.
c) To be truly blind-peer reviewed (those article selected after blind peer review will be published online). If there is interest by the authors who have been published online to get themselves published in print form will have to cover the printing, editing and proofing costs etc. Every article on the site will be available free of cost online upto the first 500 words excluding the abstract.
d) The registered society will finally hold webinars etc.
e) Each selected peer reviewer & editor will be paid an honorarium calculated after the publication of the journal and the exact number of paid access.
f) The editorial board will not have anyone above the rank of Assistant Professor for the time being.
The journal will publish once every three months.
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.