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Deadline 7/20 | JCMS: Call for Assistant Editor


The Editor of JCMS invites graduate students in the field of cinema and media studies to join the JCMS editorial team as Assistant Editor. The new Assistant Editor will work with the Editor, Associate Editor, current Assistant Editor, and Assistant Manuscript Editor on duties including 1) screening and processing submissions to the journal; 2) managing JCMS’s social media accounts and developing promotional content for new issues and editorial initiatives; 3) liaising with authors, production and online editors, and the team at Michigan Publishing as needed; and 4) assisting with special projects as needed. The position requires approximately 5-10 hours per week.

The Assistant Editor will receive a $500 stipend to offset travel expenses for the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference. Other benefits of the position include editorial experience, professional networking opportunities, and internationally recognized service to the field.

Please send a statement of interest and CV to Caetlin Benson-Allott (caetlin@jcmsjournal.org) by July 20, 2020. Training will begin with the outgoing Assistant Editor on July 27, with the full transition of duties to take place on August 1, 2020. Any questions about the position may also be conveyed to caetlin@jcmsjournal.org.