Call for Applications: JRME Associate Editor/Editor-Elect

The Society for Research in Music Education Executive Committee (SRME EC) is seeking applications for the position of Associate Editor/Editor-Elect for the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME). This individual will serve as Associate Editor beginning July 1, 2024, assisting the Editor with journal operations for 2 years in preparation for serving a 6-year term as Editor (July 1, 2026–June 30, 2032).

Qualifications:

a) SRME membership;

b) record as a professional music educator who has received national recognition as a researcher, as evidenced by academic training in research and by a continuing record of high-quality research and research publication;

c) minimum of 2 years of experience as an editor/chair of an editorial committee, or as a member of an editorial committee, for a professional music, music education, or music-related journal;

d) commitment that they will volunteer the necessary time to carry out the duties of Associate Editor, and then Editor, including attendance at editorial committee meetings and attendance at the NAfME national biennial conference;

e) commitment from the employing institution that it will support the applicant’s tenure as Associate Editor, and then Editor, in terms of release time, use of facilities, plus provide an editorial assistant averaging 10 hours per week for the entire 6-year term as Editor;

f) commitment to serve in no other SRME-affiliated leadership post while serving as Editor (i.e., SRME Executive Committee, Update editorial committee).

To apply, please provide the following in one PDF document:

a) a Curriculum Vitae, to include degrees earned, areas of study, employment history, research publications and presentations at meeting, awards, offices held, and any other information that establishes qualifications;

b) a letter from the applicant assuring the SRME Executive Committee of their willingness to be responsive to the position in terms of duties and time;

c) a letter from the applicant’s employer or overseeing administrator assuring the conditions stated in Qualification ‘e’ above; and

d) three letters of recommendation from nationally recognized researchers in music education attesting to the applicant’s qualifications.

All applications must be submitted electronically in an email message with the subject: 2024 JRME Assoc Ed Application. Please name the file: JRMEAssocEdLastname.

Submit applications no later than March 13, 2024, to Wendy Sims, Chair, SRME Executive Committee, simsw@missouri.edu.

2024 Call for Applications for the JRME Editorial Committee

October 2023 Journal of Research in Music Education coverThe Society for Research in Music Education Executive Committee (SRME EC) is seeking applicants to fill eight vacancies on the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME) Editorial Committee.

Required Qualifications:

(a) SRME membership;

(b) a record of sustained research activity, including articles published in the JRME and other refereed research journals of comparable prominence; and

(c) a commitment to serve a full 6-year term.

Other Desirable Qualifications:

(d) an earned doctorate in music education;

(e) experience guiding graduate research projects; and

(f) continuing interest and involvement in research activity.

The SRME EC will also consider how the applicant contributes to a balanced distribution of expertise and representation on the editorial committee.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide thorough and timely written reviews of manuscripts and manuscript revisions (approximately 2 to 4 manuscripts per month).
  • Attend all Editorial Committee meetings as called by the Editor.

The term of office will begin July 1 of 2024, for a period of 6 years. Retiring members of the JRME may not be reappointed to this body until 2 years have elapsed since the end of their terms. If an applicant is serving on any other SRME committee (SRME EC or JRME), their term on that committee must be completed by July 1, 2024, to be considered.

All applications must be submitted electronically with the subject: 2024 JRME Ed Com Application. Send a letter of application and Curriculum Vitae as one PDF document with the file name: JRMEComLastname. In the application letter, please specify your topical and methodological emphases.

Submit applications no later than March 13, 2024, to Wendy Sims, Chair, SRME Executive Committee, simsw@missouri.edu.

2024 Call for Applications for the Update Editorial Committee

October 2023 Update Applications of Research in Music Education journalThe Society for Research in Music Education Executive Committee (SRME EC) is seeking applicants to fill six vacancies on the Update: Applications of Research in Music Education Editorial Committee.

Required Qualifications:

(a) SRME membership;

(b) either a record of sustained research activity, including articles published in the JRME, Update, or other refereed journals, or a record of research activity and successful music teaching or meaningful engagement with PK-12 music teachers; and

(c) a commitment to serve a full 4-year term.

Desirable Qualifications:

(d) an earned doctorate in music education;

(e) experience guiding graduate research projects; and

(f) continuing interest and involvement in research activity.

The SRME EC will also consider how the applicant contributes to a balanced distribution of expertise and representation on the editorial committee.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide thorough timely written reviews of manuscripts and manuscript revisions (about 1-2 per month).
  • Attend all Editorial Committee meetings as called by the Editor.

The term of office will begin July 1 of 2024, 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. If an applicant is serving on any other SRME committee (SRME EC or JRME), their term on that committee must be completed by July 1, 2024, to be considered.

All applications must be submitted electronically with the subject: 2024 Update Ed Com Application. Send a letter of application and Curriculum Vitae as PDF document with the file name: UPDATEComLastname. In the application letter, please specify your topical and methodological emphases.

Submit applications no later than March 13, 2024, to Wendy Sims, Chair, SRME Executive Committee, simsw@missouri.edu.

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Published Date

December 1, 2023

Category

  • NAfME News
  • Research in Music Education

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