Historical Society of the Episcopal Church
Editor-in-chief for Anglican and Episcopal History (AEH)
Position: Independent contractor, expectation of 500 to 750 hours annually
Starting Date: January 2021
Description: The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church seeks an Editor-in-chief for Anglican and Episcopal History (AEH). The editor-in-chief is responsible for the direction, review, and guidance of all editorial decisions and activities pertaining to the journal. A primary responsibility of the editor is to determine the contents of each issue, including solicitation of articles (by attending pertinent conferences), selection/rejection of solicited or submitted articles, arrangement of blind peer review, requests for revisions of articles, as well as the order of presentation of articles in each issue. The editor also has general oversight of the journal and, as required, specific direction regarding layout, style, tone, syntax, and linguistic and argumentative coherence.
Qualifications: The editor should be an historian, scholar, and published author. Editorial experience is a plus. The editor is expected to have expertise in Anglican and Episcopal history.
Application: Applications stating interest and qualifications, along with a current C.V., should be sent electronically with the heading Anglican and Episcopal History Editor Search to Canon Matthew Payne, Director of Operations of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church at firstname.lastname@example.org and received no later than 2 October 2020.
For more information about AEH and this position, see https://hsec.us/aeheditor