Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups is seeking an Editor-in-Chief to oversee group 2 of the ASHA special interest groups (SIGs) for the three-year term beginning January 1st, 2024 and ending December 31st, 2026. Perspectives is published bimonthly and is a review journal focused on bridging the gap from research to practice and advancing knowledge translation in the field. This EIC position would oversee the following SIGs:
SIG 2: Neurogenic Communcation Disorders
SIG 3: Voice and Upper Airway Disorders
SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
SIG 15: Gerontology
SIG 19: Speech Science
- 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.”
EICs must be an ASHA member and an affiliate of a Special Interest Group.