CAA News Today Seeks Editor-in-Chief

posted by CAA — Mar 01, 2016

An online journal, is devoted to the peer review of new books, exhibitions, and projects relevant to the fields of art history, visual studies, and the arts.

The Editorial Board invites nominations and self-nominations for the position of editor-in-chief for a three-year, nonrenewable term, July 1, 2017–June 30, 2020. This term is preceded by one year of service on the editorial board as editor designate, July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017, and followed immediately by one year of service as past editor.

Working with the editorial board, the editor-in-chief is responsible for the content and character of the journal. He or she supervises the journal’s Council of Field Editors, assisting them to identify and solicit reviewers, articles, and other content for the journal; develops projects; makes final decisions regarding content.

The editor-in-chief attends and chairs the three annual meetings of the Editorial Board—held in the spring and fall and in February at the CAA Annual Conference—and submits an annual report to CAA’s Publications Committee. The editor-in-chief attends and chairs the annual meeting of the Council of Field Editors in February at the CAA Annual Conference. He or she pays travel and lodging expenses to attend the conference. The editor-in-chief also works closely with CAA’s New York staff and receives an honorarium for their work.

Candidates must be current CAA members. Nominators should ascertain their nominee’s willingness to serve before submitting a name. A statement of interest in the position, a CV, contact information, and at least one letter of recommendation must accompany each nomination. Please send application materials to Editorial Board, College Art Association, 50 Broadway, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10004; or email the documents to Deidre Thompson, CAA publications assistant. Deadline: April 1, 2016.