WiG is searching for a new co-editor for Feminist German Studies to begin in January 2022 for a 3-year term (renewable once). 

Required Qualifications:

  • Member of WiG with longstanding record of participation and contribution to the organization;
  • A secure and stable position, senior rank preferred; 
  • A strong research/publication record; 
  • Editing experience; 
  • Vision to enhance FGS
  • Institutional support ideal (travel funds to attend WiG conference; editorial assistant or other support for managing the flow of manuscripts; course release also desirable).


  • Recruit members for Editorial Board as needed to replace outgoing members and to support editorial vision for FGS.
  • Solicit manuscripts, send out for review, make selections, prepare copy of regular issue to meet publisher’s deadline.
  • Solicit proposals for annual special issue, work closely with and support guest editors throughout process, send submissions out for review, prepare final manuscript to meet publisher’s guidelines and deadlines. 
  • Maintain healthy working relationship with press (currently University of Nebraska Press); renegotiate contract as needed.
  • Submit annual report to the editorial board and the steering committee in late winter/early spring
  • At least one co-editor attends annual SC meeting at conference. Run Editorial Board meeting during the conference. Report to attendees of business meeting during conference weekend.

Please send your application (1-2 page statement of interest and current CV) to the search committee at president@womeningerman.org by March 1, 2021.