Call for Editorial Board Members (EBMs)
for the 

Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (JNBASLH

We are accepting applications for the roles of Editor and Associate Editor for a 3-year term beginning
June 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2027. 

Do you meet the following criteria?

  1. Editorial Experience: Relevant experience in editing, preferably in a similar field or domain, and a strong understanding of the publication's subject matter and audience.
  2. Subject Matter Knowledge (see JNBASLH aims/scope): Demonstrated expertise or interest in the publication's topic, and the ability to fact-check and ensure accuracy in content.
  3. Adaptability: Willingness and ability to adapt to different writing styles and tone, depending on the content and publication's guidelines.
  4. Editorial Ethics: Commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards in journalism and publishing, including avoiding plagiarism and conflicts of interest.
  5. Collaborative: A willingness to collaborate with the editorial team, including providing constructive feedback and brainstorming ideas.
  6. Cultural Sensitivity: Sensitivity to diverse cultural perspectives and the ability to handle content that reflects different cultural backgrounds.
  7. Commitment: Dedication to the publication's mission, goals, and long-term success.

If you answered yes the all of the above, consider submitting an application for the JNBASLH Editorial Board:


The Editor of JNBASLH is the lead editor and is ultimately responsible for the research content of the journal. Their primary responsibilities include:

    • Directing the overall strategic direction of JNBASLH (in collaboration with the NBASLH Board of Directors)
    • Directing the review and decisions of submitted manuscripts to ensure a timely flow of reviews.
    • Serves as the ambassador and representation of the journal, commissioning content and fielding submission inquiries as appropriate.
    • Delegates manuscripts to the associate editors who will lead the peer-review process for assigned manuscripts.

Associate Editor

The Associate Editor of JNBASLH supports the editor and shares responsibility for the research content of the journal. The primary responsibilities include:

    • Leading the peer-review process for manuscripts as assigned by the editor; identifies qualified peer-reviewers with expertise related to assigned manuscripts.
    • Making final decisions on the assigned manuscripts (editor may wish to review associate editor decisions)
    • Contributing to the strategic direction of the journal.

To apply, you will need to submit the following information:

  1. A summary of your editorial experience.
  2. Subject matter knowledge as it relates to JNBASLH Aims/Scope.
  3. (1) reference contact name and email.
  4. An example of your previous editing work (pdf files only).
  5. An updated curriculum vita.


Please contact the NBASLH Office at [email protected] with questions or if you require assistance.