Call for Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research–Hearing Section

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 Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR) is seeking an Editor-in-Chief of the Hearing section for the 3-year term beginning January 1st, 2024 and ending December 31st, 2026. JSHLR is published monthly and focuses on the normal and disordered processes in speech, language, hearing, and related areas such as cognition, oral-motor function, and swallowing.


  • 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:
EICs 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

JSLHR 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.