• Announcement
  • April 22, 2022

Call for Oversight Editor for the CSWEP News


The Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession invites volunteers to apply for the Newsletter Oversight Editor position on the CSWEP Board. Since 1972, CSWEP has actively promoted increased awareness of the challenges unique to women's careers in economics. The CSWEP News distributes information about the CSWEP Survey Annual Report, interviews with CSWEP award winners, calls for CSWEP sessions at ASSA and regional meetings, and information about other professional opportunities and events hosted by CSWEP.  Four times per year, the News also contains a Focus section on career development and other issues relevant to members of the economics profession. Below is a brief description of the role, the skills we are looking for in a suitable candidate, and application submission criteria.

Description: 

The CSWEP News Oversight Editor oversees the production of the CSWEP News and serves as a voting member of the CSWEP Board. Duties include:

  • Overseeing the production of four issues per year of the News;
  • Soliciting and developing ideas with co-editors or guest editors for three Focus sections per year;
  • Working with co-editors and contributors to produce Focus sections;
  • Tracking regular features for each issue and coordinating with the Chair, regional, and other members of the CSWEP Board to produce regular content for each issue;
  • Editing (can range from minor to major) all contributions to the News; and
  • Working with the graphic designer to produce the News.

Requirements: 

  • Strong interest in communicating CSWEP’s mission to economists
  • Logistical organization and excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task, and be meticulous 
  • Ability to collaborate with guest editors, the Committee Coordinator, and the graphic designer for each issue

Application Materials: 

  1. A current CV
  2. A brief (half to one page) statement outlining your motivation and interest in communicating CSWEP's mission to economists. Please tell us your ideas and vision for the newsletter.


Please submit these materials to Rebekah Loftis, the Committee Coordinator at info@cswep.org, by June 30, 2022