2022 Call for Nominations for the Update Editorial Committee

The Executive Committee of the Society for Research in Music Education seeks nominations for six vacancies on the Update Editorial Committee. Duties begin July 1, 2022 and continue through June 30, 2026. Deadline for nomination materials is March 1, 2022.  

 Required Qualifications: (a) SRME membership at the time of initial nomination and for the entire period of service, (b) a commitment to serve a full 4-year term, and (c1) a record of sustained research activity, including articles published in the JRME, Update, or other refereed journals or (c2) a record of research activity and successful music teaching or meaningful engagement with PK-12 music teachers. 

Desirable Qualifications: (d) an earned doctorate in music education or music, (e) experience guiding graduate research projects, and (f) continuing interest and involvement in research activity. The SRME EC will also consider how a nominee contributes to a balanced distribution of expertise and representation on the editorial committee.

Responsibilities: Complete thorough and timely written reviews of manuscripts and manuscript revisions (about 1-2 per month). Communicate regularly with the Editor on matters germane to the journal. Attend all Editorial Committee meetings as called by the Editor.

The term of office will begin July 1 of 2022, for a period of 4 years. Retiring members of Update may not be reappointed to this body until 2 years have elapsed since the end of their terms. Nominees must have completed a term (by July 1, 2022) on any other SRME committee (SRME EC or JRME) to be considered. 

All nominations must be submitted electronically with the subject: 2022 Update Nomination. Self-nominations are welcomed. Send a nomination letter (labeled “Update nomination.nominee’s last name”) and Curriculum Vitae (labeled “CV. nominee’s last name”) as an attachment in Word (.doc or docx) or Portable Document Format (.pdf). Other formats will not be accepted. Submit nominations no later than March 1, 2022, to Carlos Abril, Chair, SRME Executive Committee, c.abril@miami.edu.

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