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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is actively seeking editor and editorial board member applications for 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. Below are our journals and their brief description.

American Journal of Audiology (AJA), published quarterly, pertaining to clinical audiology methods and issues, and serves as an outlet for discussion of related professional and educational issues and ideas.

American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP), published bimonthly, concentrates on all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology.

Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSHLR), monthly published, focuses on the normal and disordered processes in speech, language, hearing, and related areas such as cognition, oral-motor function, and swallowing.

Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS), published quarterly, pertains to the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology in the schools, focusing on children and adolescents.

Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, published bimonthly, is a review journal focused on bridging the gap from research to practice and advancing knowledge translation in the field.

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

Roles

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, 2023

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
  • Editors serve a one-year term starting January 1, 2023

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

Please submit your application here

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