Assistant to Editor, CJNS

Applications are to be received by:  4:30 p.m., Feb. 21, 2020

Classification: Research Assistnat IV, PSAC

Job Title: Assistant to the Editor, CJNS, Faculty of Arts

Wage: $21.97/hr (RAIV)   Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Start Date: 03/01/2020

Length of Appointment:  August 31, 2020


– Assist in editorial duties for the Canadian Journal of Native Studies
– Organize and manage blind review process for articles submitted to the journal
– Assist in preparing manuscripts for blind review
– Correspond with reviewers before, during, and following the adjudication process
– Help maintain publication timelines
– Correspond with submitters throughout the process; all other correspondence to facilitate publication


– A Master’s degree in the social sciences or humanities
– Understanding of and/or experience with the publication of original research
– Excellent organizational skills
– Excellent written communication skills
– Strong ability to work independently, without supervision
– Strong ability to meet deadlines
– Knowledge of Word, Excel, MLA and APA styles of documentation
– Ability to keep clear records of own work hours for submission to payroll

TO APPLY:  Anyone interested in this position should e-mail their application to Dr. Lorraine Mayer, Editor, CJNS at with a letter of intent, CV of one page, before due date.
We thank all for their applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.