Call for a new Editor for U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal

http://www.baas.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110:us-studies-online-the-baas-postgraduate-journal&catid=15&Itemid=11.

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes applications for a new Editor of U.S. Studies Online for a term of three years.

This peer-reviewed online journal enables postgraduate students at British and international universities to have their work published in a high-quality refereed environment. Each issue covers a broad range of topics, drawing upon the interdisciplinary nature of American Studies to incorporate History, Politics, Cultural Studies, Literature and Film. The editor works with the editorial board (see webpage) to produce two issues a year. S/he will be expected to attend the annual BAAS postgraduate conference (this year’s will be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on November 13th 2010), papers from which constitute one issue, and to develop good contacts throughout the BAAS postgraduate network. S/he must be a postgraduate or an early career scholar and be a member of BAAS. Knowledge of and skills in managing online resources will be useful.

Please send a letter of application with a curriculum vitae and arrange for one academic reference to be sent to the Chair of the BAAS Publications Subcommittee, Dr. Mark Whalan, at m.whalan@exeter.ac.uk, or at the postal address below.

The application deadline is January 1st 2011. The successful candidate will be notified in Spring 2011.

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