Call for Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief: 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 (AJSLP) is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the three-year term from January 1st, 2024 to December 31st, 2026. AJSLP is published bimonthly and concentrates on all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology.


  • Assigns submitted manuscripts to editors.
  • Monitors performance and timeliness of editors.
  • Recruits content, including special content collections, forums, and individual articles.
  • Serves a three-year term starting January 1, 2024.


Individuals appointed to this role must have substantial experience in reviewing and editing manuscripts, in addition to a strong reputation for research. Further, as noted in the Council of Science Editors White Paper on Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, the Editor-in-Chief is expected to be “skilled in the arts of writing, editing, critical assessment, negotiation, and diplomacy.”

Additional Requirements:
EIC must be an ASHA member (certification not required).

Key Dates

April 25, 2023

Applications Due

November 30, -0001

Decisions Made

January 1, 2024

Term Start Date

December 31, 2026

Term End Date

About the Journal

AJSLP is independently published and available as a member benefit to the more than 228,000 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.