Application: TWC Assistant Editor

Position Title: TWC Assistant Editor

Committee: TWC

Reports to: TWC Editor

Time Requirements: Approximately 1 hour a week

Term: 1 Year

Role overview: Assistant Editors will assist with the editorial review of new submissions, the peer-review process, and communication with authors.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform editorial review of new submissions.
  • Research potential scholars to find suitable peer reviewers.
  • Correspond with authors and peer reviewers.
  • Track due dates and follow up with unresponsive authors.
  • Finish tasks by proposed deadlines.
  • Maintain author and reviewer confidentiality.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders, such as the Production Editor, to ensure timely publication of issues.


  • Master’s degree required.
  • Applicants should be senior PhD students (ABD) or early career scholars (fewer than 5 years post-PhD).
  • Applicants should have a record of peer-reviewed publications.
  • Applicants need not be native speakers of English but must be competent in academic prose in English.


  • Previous editorial experience is appreciated but not required.

Skills and attributes:

  • Proficiency in academic writing in English.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to complete projects within a set time period.
  • Ability to deal in a professional manner with authors and scholars.