Call for Graduate Co-Editor (Fall 2021)

The Peer Review is recruiting a Graduate Co-Editor to join our editorial team. The Graduate Co-Editor’s term is two years with the possibility of renewing for a third year. Their work will begin with a period of apprenticeship (Fall 2021) under the guidance of the current Graduate Co-Editor and Professional Co-Editor. Please see below for more details about the position:

Editorial Duties:

  • Exercise autonomy in carrying out decisions made with editorial team
  • Correspond with authors and reviewers throughout the publication process
  • Meet with authors to offer feedback and coaching as necessary
  • Ensure both internal and external blind peer review–with the exception of the co-editors’ participation in the internal review process–to uphold the integrity of the journal
  • Work with the editorial team to mentor entering graduate, undergraduate, and high school reviewers
  • Prepare external reviewers to mentor student reviewers
  • Collaborate with editorial team to promote the visibility of the journal
    • Via a web presence, social networking, relationships with regional and state IWCA organizations’, and editors of other WC publications
    • By attending and presenting at IWCA, Collaborative, and affiliate conferences
  • Support web editor in maintaining digital access to the journal for future audiences
  • Serve as ex-officio as needed
  • Assist in tracking and reporting expenditures annually to the IWCA treasurer 
  • Archive historical materials to pass along to future editors

Additional Duties:

  • Collaborate with professional editor to create board meeting agendas
  • Collaborate with professional editor to run board meetings
  • Meet with other members of the editorial team as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the current landscape of writing center scholarship
  • Must maintain graduate student status while serving as graduate co-editor
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate strong online communication skills 
  • Demonstrate value of the TPR mission


  1. Cover letter including:
  • Why you’re interested in the position
  • What qualifications you have
  1. Writing sample (preferably related to Writing Center Studies)
  2. CV 

Email application to

Deadline: August 6th