Call for Editors

Editor – American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

NOTE: The due date for applications for this position has passed. This listing remains to provide important dates for those who have submitted applications. 

The American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology is seeking editors for the term beginning January of 2023 and ending December of 2025.

Each editor for an ASHA journal manages the peer review of at least 15 submissions and their revisions per year. Each submission will likely travel through multiple rounds of review (typically two to three rounds at most). Editors are asked by the editors-in-chief to serve a multiyear term, during which the editors-in-chief rely on them to do the following:

  • assign manuscripts to editorial board members (EBMs) for review;
  • monitor the peer-review process to ensure fairness, timeliness, thoroughness, and civility.

The editors are empowered to make final editorial decisions regarding their assigned manuscripts after weighing comments from the reviewers.

A qualified candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • have research interests in common with the Mission & Scope of the journal
  • have a record of published research in scholarly journals, including serving as lead author
  • be well-respected in the CSD community and be actively involved in research
  • have substantial experience in reviewing manuscripts
  • have a willingness to drive journal activities

Key Dates

June 30, 2022

Applications Due

August 15, 2022

Decisions Made

January 1, 2023

Term Start Date

December 31, 2025

Term End Date

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About the Journal

AJSLP is independently published and available as a member benefit to the more than 223,000 members and affiliates of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Available in libraries and other institutions worldwide, the ASHA journals are key components of the ASHAWire publishing platform.