Call for Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief: Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups

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

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.”

Additional Requirements:
EICs must be an ASHA member and an affiliate of a Special Interest Group.

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

Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups is independently published and available as a benefit to affiliates of the 19 Special Interest Groups 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.