The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is actively seeking applications for open positions in their five ASHA journals. We are looking for enthusiastic researchers and scholars who will support ASHA Journals’ collective mission. Our goal is to disseminate research findings, theoretical advances, and clinical knowledge in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders by overseeing and maintaining the editorial direction of the journal.

ASHA Journals Overview

Since 1936, ASHA journals have published high-quality, impactful research that focus on advances made in the discipline of speech-language pathology, audiology, and communication sciences and disorders. Current openings with a brief description of the journal are listed below.

For more information about the journals, please go to:  https://academy.pubs.asha.org/asha-journals-author-resource-center/selecting-a-journal/

Roles

Editor-in-Chief

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

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 need to be an ASHA member if they are applying for AJA, AJSLP, JSLHR or LSHSS. For Perspectives of the ASHA SIGs, EICs must be an ASHA member and an affiliate of a Special Interest Group.

Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Assigns submitted manuscripts to editorial board members or external reviewers for review
  • Monitors the peer-review process to ensure timeliness, thoroughness, and civility
  • Consults on knowledge translation and content enrichment opportunities
  • Recruits content, including special content collections, forums, and individual articles, with the support of the editor-in-chief
  • Editors serve a three-year term starting January 1, 2024

Qualifications:

  • Editors should demonstrate competence, a history of scholarly publications, and an established reputation in the research specialty (or specialties) to which they are assigned. In addition, editors should have substantial experience in reviewing manuscripts and extensive background in considerations related to the conduct and reporting of research
  • Editors do not need to be an ASHA member or an affiliate of the Special Interest Group (SIG) if they are applying for AJA, AJSLP, JSLHR or LSHSS. For Perspectives of the ASHA SIGs, editors must be an ASHA member and an affiliate of the Special Interest Group.

Editorial Board Member

Responsibilities:

  • Provides structured peer reviews of at least 8 to 10 manuscript submissions and their revisions over the course of 1 year
  • Provides peer reviews in a timely fashion, meeting or exceeding expectations for quality and tone
  • Editorial board members serve a one-year term starting January 1, 2024

Qualifications:

  • Editorial board members should possess a high degree of expertise in their specialty (or specialties), have experience with reviewing manuscripts, and be committed to participating in the process of providing timely, high-quality reviews for the journal on which they serve
  • EBMs do not need to be an ASHA member or an affiliate of the SIG

Current Positions

Editors-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

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 ...
Application Due Date:
April 25th, 2023

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

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 ...
Application Due Date:
April 25th, 2023

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

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 ...
Application Due Date:
April 25th, 2023

Editors

Editor: American Journal of Audiology

American Journal of Audiology (AJA) is published quarterly and concentrates on clinical research pertaining to screening, diagnosis, management and outcomes of hearing and balance disorders as well as the etiologies ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

Editor: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

The American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP) is a bimonthly journal that publishes clinical research pertaining to screening, detection, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of communication and swallowing disorders across the ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

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

The monthly Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSHLR) publishes research and other scholarly articles on the normal and disordered processes in speech, language, hearing, and related areas such ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

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

The monthly Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSHLR) publishes research and other scholarly articles on the normal and disordered processes in speech, language, hearing, and related areas such ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

Editor: Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools

Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS) is published quarterly and publishes manuscripts pertaining to the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology in schools, focusing on children and adolescents ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

Editor: Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups

Perspectives is a scholarly review journal published bimonthly that focuses on bridging the gap from research to practice and advancing knowledge translation in the discipline. There are openings in the ...
Application Due Date:
May 19th, 2023

Editorial Board Members

We will begin accepting applications for open editorial board member positions on May 17th, 2023.

Editorial Board Member – American Journal of Audiology

The American Journal of Audiology (AJA) is seeking editorial board members to serve for the 2024 term. Please complete an application form to express your interest in this position. Editorial ...
Application Due Date:
July 5th, 2023

Editorial Board Member – American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

The American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP) is seeking editorial board members to serve for the 2024 term. Please complete an application form to express your interest in this position ...
Application Due Date:
July 5th, 2023

Editorial Board Member – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

The Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR) is seeking editorial board members for all sections (Speech, Language, and Hearing) to serve for the 2024 term. Please complete an ...
Application Due Date:
July 5th, 2023

Editorial Board Member – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools

Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS) is seeking editorial board members to serve for the 2024 term. Please complete an application form to express your interest in this ...
Application Due Date:
July 5th, 2023

Editorial Board Member – Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups

Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups is seeking editorial board members for the 2024 term. Please complete an application form to express your interest in this position. Editorial board ...
Application Due Date:
July 5th, 2023