The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) seeks an Academic Editor for its 6X-per-year research-to-practice journal, TEACHING Exceptional Children (TEC). The Academic Editor will be responsible for generating, reviewing, selecting, and editing article submissions, and working closely with Sage Publishing (the CEC journal publisher). The Academic Editor will also work closely with the TEC Managing Editor to identify journal issue themes and coordinate article content with CEC-generated content that the Managing Editor will handle.
The Academic Editor will work remotely and the projected workload is about 40-60 hours per month. The stipend for this position is $35,000 per year. The Academic Editor is also expected to attend the CEC Convention each year at their own expense.
Please submit the Application Package outlined below by December 31, 2018 to CEC Interim Publications Manager Al Rickard at email@example.com. You will receive email confirmation that CEC received your application. If you do not receive this confirmation within one week of submitting your application, please call Al Rickard at 703-402-9713. You can also contact him if you need online access to past issues of TEC or have other questions.
The Application Package (send to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Letter of Application. Briefly summarize your qualifications for the position and why you are interested.
Current curriculum vitae or resume.
Statements. Provide your perspective on:
Your vision for TEC and how it can best fulfill its purpose of providing practical methods and materials for classroom use to teachers of children with disabilities and children who are gifted. Include any changes you would recommend to TEC.
How you would promote submission of manuscripts and select and shape them to support that purpose. Also how you envision adapting content for use in digital platforms.
The most critical issues in bridging research and practice in special education and TEC’s role in addressing them.
How you would ensure diversity and multicultural perspectives in TEC, including content, contributors and reviewers.
Provisions your employer will make to enable you to fulfill your TEC duties.
Letters of Recommendation. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to your experiences and capabilities for this position.
Portfolio. Three samples of articles or other materials relevant to this position that you have written within the past four years.
Categories listed below are not exhaustive. We are looking for a professional with breadth of understanding of and experience in multiple aspects of special education.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.