TLT positions available

The Language Teacher Assistant Editor

The Language Teacher is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Editor. Applicants must be JALT members and have the knowledge, skills, and leadership qualities to oversee the production of a bi-monthly published academic publication. Previous experience in publications, especially at an editorial level, is an asset. Applicants should either have knowledge of JALT publications and APA style or be willing to acquire such knowledge during training for the position. Applicants must also have regular access to a computer with email and word processing capabilities.

The time commitment associated with this post varies; some weeks the workload is minimal, but other weeks it requires several hours of concentrated work. The main duties are collating articles, scheduling and overseeing the copyediting and proofreading team, training new proofreading and copyediting volunteers, covering for proofreaders and copyeditors when needed, and assisting column editors if and when needed (particularly in the recruitment of new column editors). 

Applicants should be prepared to make a minimum three-year commitment with an extension possible. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including details of publication background and published works), a cover letter, and a statement of purpose indicating why they would like to become Assistant Editor of The Language Teacher, to: Jerry Talandis Jr., JALT Publications Board Chair <pubchair@jalt-publications.org>. This position will remain open until filled.

The Language Teacher Japanese Associate Editor

The Language Teacher is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Japanese Associate Editor. Applicants must be JALT members and have the knowledge, skills, and leadership qualities to oversee the production of a bi-monthly published academic publication. Previous experience in publications, especially at an editorial level, is an asset. Applicants should either have knowledge of JALT publications and APA style or be willing to acquire such knowledge during training for the position. Applicants must also have regular access to a computer with email and word processing capabilities.

The time commitment associated with this post varies; some weeks the workload is minimal, but other weeks it requires several hours of concentrated work. The main duties are to check/edit Japanese/English abstracts and to arrange review procedures of Japanese articles submitted working in cooperation with the Japanese Editor.

Applicants should be prepared to make a minimum three-year commitment with an extension possible. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including details of publication background and published works), a cover letter, and a statement of purpose indicating why they would like to become Japanese Associate Editor of The Language Teacher, to: Japanese Editor <tlt-editorj@jalt-publications.org>. This position will remain open until filled.

The Language Teacher Copyeditor, Proofreader, Column Editor

The Language Teacher is constantly seeking qualified candidates for positions of copyeditor, proofreader, or column editor. Applicants must be JALT members and have the knowledge, skills, and reliability to contribute to the production of a bi-monthly published academic publication. Previous experience in publications is an asset. Knowledge of JALT publications is desirable. Applicants must also have regular access to a computer with email and word processing capabilities.

The positions of copyeditor and proofreader require several hours of concentrated work every other month that consists of finding and fixing errors. Training by the Assistant Editor will be provided, and mentoring from current team members will also be available. Interested applicants should contact the Assistant Editor at <tlt-editor@jalt-publications.org>. To apply for a column editorship, contact the current column editor directly at the email address found in each issue of TLT. Column editors can work at their own pace and are responsible for producing up to six columns per year. 

 
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