Editorial Assistant

Washington D.C
Apr 12, 2019
May 14, 2019
Part Time
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Editorial Assistant - Journal of Cinema and Media Studies (JCMS)

The role of the Editorial Assistant is to work with the Editor of the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies (JCMS), Professor Caetlin Benson-Allott, on the scholarly publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, to process submissions to the journal, correspond with peer reviewers for the submissions, maintain the submissions and reviewer databases, and correspond with authors after the piece is either accepted, rejected, or flagged for revision and resubmission.

The Editorial Assistant will also work with the Editor, Associate Editor, and Assistant Editors in preparing manuscripts for submission to the University of Texas Press, where JCMS is published, including book reviews and short articles for the journal's topical "In Focus" section. The Editorial Assistant will also work with the Editor and Production Editor to improve the infrastructure of the journal.

Editorial Assistance
  • Correspond with peer reviewers for journal submissions.
  • Maintain submissions and reviewer databases.
  • Correspond with authors after piece is flagged for revision or resubmission.
  • Knowledge of various online programs to assist in completion of designated project requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Previous experience working with scholarly publications and media studies strongly recommended

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