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Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:11:08 -0400
From: Lorna Peterson <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: [ALISEadjunct] ALISE Seeking New JELIS Editor

FYI: ALISE Seeking New JELIS Editor

Position Opening
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science
The Association for Library and Information Science (ALISE) is seeking
applications from individuals
to assume the position of Editor-Designate of its official quarterly,
refereed journal, JELIS. The Editor-
Designate will build on the success of the present editors and will
lead in the advancement of
knowledge as the journal transitions to an electronic format. The
incoming editor will have the unique
opportunity to shape the electronic presence of JELIS and the
literature of library and information
science education. The new Editor will assume responsibilities with
Issue #1, 2014, with 2013 serving
as a transition year. The initial term of service is four years, with
the possibility of renewal. The
deadline for application is December 3, 2012.

˙˙ Relevant library and information science (LIS) education experience
˙˙ Experience as a researcher within the field of LIS
˙˙ Awareness of the LIS community and the intellectual and practical
developments of the field
˙˙ Vision for the future direction of JELIS
˙˙ Experience with journal editorial work, particularly copy-editing
and work with production
˙˙ Familiarity with electronic publishing
˙˙ Ability to work in an electronic environment
˙˙ Attention to details, including deadlines and costs
˙˙ Commitment to attending ALISE Annual Conferences

The incoming Editor will receive a stipend to support editorial
expenses. The Editor˙˙s home institution
should be willing to provide support necessary for success. Examples
of institutional support that have
been provided in the past include office space, supplies, and other
overhead expenses and editorial
internships for students. Applicants who are not associated with an
institution should provide evidence
of ability to provide support necessary for success without
institutional backing.

Interested individuals should send the following to Melissa Gross,
Chair of the Search Committee:

˙˙ Current copy of curriculum vitae
˙˙ Writing sample (e.g., a copy of a recently-published article)
˙˙ Evidence of editing or reviewing experience
˙˙ Statement of vision for the journal
˙˙ Name and contact information of three individuals who can assess
potential as journal
˙˙ Statement from the applicant˙˙s home institution affirming the
specific nature of
institutional support forth coming or evidence of ability to provide
support necessary
for success without institutional backing.
For a position description and further information on the journal see and
Please send electronic copies of application materials to:
Melissa Gross
ALISE President
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