CAMWS Announces the Search for the next Editor of The Classical Journal

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Editor of The Classical Journal.  The term of the current Editor ends on June 30, 2021.  Applicants must be members of The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) and must agree to serve at least one five-year term (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2026).  The CAMWS Constitution permits the term of the CJ Editor to be renewed once.


The CJ Editor is responsible for building an editorial team, for preparing and submitting electronic copy, for soliciting advertisements, and for supervising all initiatives undertaken by the journal, including its website. The CJ Editor appoints an Editorial Board, including a Book Review Editor and a Forum Editor, and is responsible for supervising the content and production of those sections and related online materials.  The CJ Editor sits on the CAMWS Executive Committee and is paid an annual stipend.  The CAMWS Secretary-Treasurer serves as Business Manager of The Classical Journal and handles subscriptions, billing, and other financial matters. 

It is expected that the host institution will provide office space, computer facilities, and complete or partial funding for an editorial assistant. The first issue produced by the new Editor will be CJ 117 (October-November 2021).

A letter of application with a CV should be sent by email to Peter Knox, Chair, CJ Search Committee (  The letter should address one's vision for CJ and include a statement about institutional support for the journal.  Informal inquiries in advance of an application are encouraged. Consideration of applications will begin on November 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

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