CALL for Design Editor

3 Feb

Call for Design Editor
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2019.

Student Anthropologist, the journal of the National Association of Student Anthropologists (a section of the American Anthropological Association) is currently seeking applications for a Design Editor for our 2019 issue.

The Design Editor must be a current part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student in ANY discipline at any accredited college or university in the world. Recent graduates may also apply. An interest in anthropology and/or academic publishing is strongly preferred.

Student Anthropologist is published online in PDF format; we are not a print publication.

Required responsibilities and skills:

  • Create the cover for the 2019 annual issue, coordinating with the E-Journal Editor as appropriate.
  • Create any graphics needed to accompany articles in the issue, using a program such as Photoshop or Illustrator (Design Editor’s choice).
  • Improve the quality of any photos included in the issue, using a program such as Photoshop (Design Editor’s choice).
  • Resize and/or crop photos included in the 2018 issue, using a program such as Photoshop (Design Editor’s choice).
  • Design and layout the issue, using a program such as InDesign, Pages for Mac, Microsoft Publisher, or Microsoft Word (Design Editor’s choice).

Please send the following information to the E-Journal Editor, Bridget Kelly, at

  1. Name
  2. Current college or university
  3. Level (undergrad or graduate)
  4. Major
  5. Resume or CV
  6. If your graphic design/publication layout experience is not evident from your resume or CV, please give a paragraph or two about any relevant coursework and/or freelance work.
  7. Examples of graphics you have created
  8. Examples of documents/publications you have designed and/or done layout for. (optional, but candidates with such samples will be given priority consideration)

As is traditional with student publications, there is no pay. However, this is an invaluable opportunity to gain professional experience in academic publishing.

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.


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