Managing Editor - Naharaim
Call for Applications
The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem seeks a managing editor of the centre’s journal: Naharaim.
As part of the Center’s commitment to high-level scholarly publication in German-Jewish studies, the centre issues a biannual journal: Naharaim: Zeitschrift für deutsch-jüdische Literatur und Kulturgeschichte (De Gruyter). Naharaim is a peer-reviewed publication, coordinated by a threeeditor team. Naharaim publishes the research of internationally-acclaimed scholars of GermanJewish culture. Recent issues have included sections devoted to special themes like “Jewish Orientalism,” “Yiddish in German and German-Jewish Culture,” “German-Israeli Cooperation in the Humanities and in Cultural Politics”, and “Tangled Heritage: Jewish Publishing Culture in the InterWar Period”.
The managing editor is responsible for:
- proactive planning of future issues (one or two a year) together with the journal editors, and if relevant, together with guest editor
- work with editors, authors, reviewers, language editors and copy editors through the ScholarOne automated submissions and review system:
- choosing and inviting suitable reviewers for new submissions
- decision-making with regard to submissions, based on reviews
- Supervising production schedule
- publicity: Call for papers and announcement of new issues on H-Judaic, H-Germanistik etc.
This call is open to scholars of all nationalities and of varied backgrounds, with expertise in areas such as German-Jewish Intellectual History, Cultural History, Philosophy, and Literature. Applicants must have excellent knowledge of the German and English languages.
Electronic applications should include the following documents(as a single file) in English or German and be sent via email: firstname.lastname@example.org :
- Letter of Reference
- Curriculum Vitae
- One example of written work, max. 30 pages
- Two letters of recommendation
Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2019. Decisions will be made within two months and applicants will be informed accordingly.
For further inquiries, please contact the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for GermanJewish Literature and Cultural History by email (email@example.com) or Phone: 00972-2-5881909.