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Posted By Administration, Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Communication, Culture & Critique

The ICA Publications Committee is soliciting nominations, including self-nominations, for an editor of the Communication Culture & Critique journal.

The appointments are for four years, and begin September/October 2020.

Communication, Culture, & Critique (CCC) publishes critical, interpretive, and qualitative research examining the role of communication and cultural criticism in today's world. The journal welcomes high-quality research and analyses from diverse theoretical and methodological approaches from all fields of communication, media and cultural studies. More details about the journal can be obtained at https://academic.oup.com/ccc.

Editor responsibilities are detailed in the ICA Publication Manual: http://www.icahdq.org/page/PublishingPolicies.

Editors of ICA publications should reflect and seek to enhance the diversity of the Association in terms of their interest areas, gender, ethnicity, and national origin.

A complete nomination package should include:

  • A letter of application

  • A vision statement for the editorship

  • The candidate’s vitae

  • 2 letters of support from published scholars familiar with the candidate’s work, speaking to the quality of the candidate’s research as well as their experience with and suitability for journal editing

  • A letter of institutional support from the candidate’s home institution

The Publications Committee weighs multiple factors when evaluating candidates, including, but not limited to:

  • Clear understanding of the journal

  • Clear articulation of an intellectual and operational vision for the journal

  • Demonstrated openness to a range of epistemologies appropriate for the scope of the journal

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in theoretical development

  • Demonstrated interest and/or openness to interdisciplinary work

  • Demonstrated communication skills and diplomacy

  • Reputation and academic output

  • Editorial, managerial or administrative experience

  • Tenure or advanced rank

  • Institutional support

All materials should be submitted to Robin Nabi (nabi@ucsb.edu) by 1 March, 2020. Finalists will be notified by April 2020 and subsequently interviewed by members of the Publications Committee.

ICA’s Publications Committee is chaired by Robin Nabi (U of California, Santa Barbara) and includes: Patricia Moy (U of Washington), Katherine Sender (Cornell U), and Sabine Trepte (U of Hohenheim), and one TBD member (vacancy being resolved).

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