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Composition Forum Call for Applications: Review Editor

Posted by – April 17, 2017

Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Rhetoric and Composition seeks a Review Editor to replace the outgoing editor. The Review Editor solicits book reviews and review essays, offers editorial feedback to review authors, and helps to format reviews for two regular issues and one “special themed” issue per year. Duties also include maintaining contact with publishers to obtain new titles, ensuring that review authors receive copies of texts, and participating in online editorial meetings. The incoming editor will shadow the current Review Editor for one production cycle.

Please submit a CV and an email describing your qualifications and vision/goals for the Reviews section of Composition Forum to Christian Weisser (weisser@psu.edu). Review of applicants will begin on May 15, 2017.

Composition Forum Seeks Program Profile Editor

Posted by – April 2, 2015

Composition Forum, an open access journal of pedagogical theory in rhetoric and composition, is seeking an editor or co-editors for its Program Profiles section. Since 2006, the Program Profiles section of the journal has offered a venue for showcasing exemplary writing programs (broadly conceived) and highlighting the scholarly contribution to our field that such program development and administration demonstrates, including the ways in which theories, research, and pedagogies shape individual writing programs. The Program Profiles editor(s) review program profile submissions and work with authors to prepare program profiles for publication.

Ideal candidates will have expertise in rhetoric and composition studies and experience in writing program scholarship and administration. Institutional support is not required, but is a plus. Small teams (up to two people) are welcome to apply.

To apply for the position, send a letter of application to editor Christian Weisser, <weisser@psu.edu>.  Specific questions about the position can be sent to the current Program Profiles editor, Anis Bawarshi <bawarshi@uw.edu>.

Applications are due May 15th, 2015. Learn more about Composition Forum at http://compositionforum.com/

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Website editor position

Posted by – February 27, 2012

Composition Forum, a open access journal of pedagogical theory in rhetoric and composition, is seeking a website editor. The website editor works with other editors to prepare articles for web presentation, using both a lightweight custom content management system and Open Journal Systems.

Ideal candidates will have experience in standards-compliant web design and development, including knowledge of php, WordPress, Open Journal Systems, and Delicious. Candidates should present a vision for continuing to maintain the high quality of the Composition Forum web site while adding new functionality, digitizing the journal’s back catalog, or otherwise enhancing the journal’s site. Institutional support is not required, but is a plus. Small teams (up to two people) are welcome to apply.

To apply for the position, send a letter of application to editor Christian Weisser, <weisser@psu.edu>. Specific questions about the position can be sent to the current editor, Bradley Dilger <cb-dilger@wiu.edu>. Applications are due April 15, 2012. May 1, 2012.

Learn more about Composition Forum at http://compositionforum.com/

Call for Editor: Book Review Editor

Posted by – March 23, 2009

Composition Forum seeks a Book Review Editor to replace the outgoing editor. This editor will be responsible for gathering reviews on books of interest to scholars and practitioners within the field. Editor’s duties will be soliciting reviews, offering editorial feedback to authors, and helping to format reviews for both annual issues. Duties also include maintaining contact with publishers to receive new titles, and ensuring that review authors receive copies of reviewed texts. In the future Composition Forum wishes to review as many new titles as possible within the field and further expand the number of review essays.

Please submit email indicating position, institutional affiliation, and reason for interest to Christian Weisser.

Welcome New Programs Editor!

Posted by – October 9, 2008

It is a great pleasure to welcome Mary Jo Reiff to the Composition Forum staff. Mary Jo will join Anis Bawarshi as a Programs Editor, and she will help Anis develop and publish more great Program Profiles in the future. Mary Jo brings to the position her expertise as Director of Composition at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Welcome, Mary Jo!

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