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|Call for Co-Editor of Archaeologies|
|Monday, 19 November 2012 19:15|
Notice is hereby given of the call for expressions of interest to serve as a co-editor of Archaeologies, WAC’s journal, for a four-year term, beginning February, 2013. WAC members interested in standing for this position are now invited to send a short CV and a statement of intention (mx 400 words), describing editorial background as well as editorial skills that would strengthen the journal according to WAC’s principles. These documents shall be sent to the WAC Executive (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than December, 15th 2012. Selected applicants attending WAC-7 will be interviewed in Jordan; those not attending will be interviewed via Skype.
Position Description - Journal Editor(s)
The Journal Editor(s) are responsible for the timely and high quality production of Archaeologies. Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, which is the banner journal for the organization.
This is an appointed position. The Editor(s) are accountable to the elected office bearers of the WAC Executive.
Skills and Experience
Demonstrated commitment to WAC’s aims and activities.
Experience within WAC organisational structure.
Experience as an editor.
Excellent organisational and forward planning skills.
Excellent written communication skills.
An understanding of contemporary socio political issues in archaeology.
Understanding of the issues faced by Indigenous groups and people in economically disadvantaged countries, and of the challenges of cross-cultural communication.