Call for Editor: Korean Journal of Communication (KJOC)

Call for Editor

Korean Journal of Communication (KJOC)

The Korean American Communication Association (KACA) seeks an editor for the organization’s inaugural journal, Korean Journal of Communication.

The new journal’s scope encompasses communication research related to Korea and its related in issues in Asia and beyond. All communication research topics will be considered for review as long as they deal with Korea (South and North) and beyond. The role of communication and media continues to grow in the Asian region and around the world. It is necessary for communication research about Korea and Asia in connection with America, and Europe to contribute to the world by providing diagnosis, insights, solutions, and suggestions. Korea’s geolocational and geopolitical importance in the world cannot be emphasized enough. Given the significance of Korea geopolitically, Korean Journal of Communication will publish scholarly work that analyzes the complexities and offers resolutions about Korea, Asia, and the globe from the communication perspectives. Signature research on Korean communication will meet the needs of scholars, policy makers, opinion leaders, and global readers. The journal will also be a venue for the constructive academic relationship among Korea, Asia, and global communication associations, including AEJMC, ICA, IAMCR, NCA and other communication organizations. The full scope of the field the new journal will cover includes communication studies, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, PR, communication technologies, critical/cultural studies, political communication, marketing communication, comparative studies, Korean Wave, and among others.

The new editor will implement important tasks for the success of the journal. The new editor will closely work with the KACA and its Journal Committee to establish the foundation of the journal. The tasks include finding a journal venue, selecting associate editors, forming the editorial board, promoting the journal, and publishing journal issues in the first several years.

This position is pro bono but will offer an excellent service activity for faculty merit evaluation. The KACA will seek a method of benefit to be provided to the new editor.

Required Materials

1.     Statement of Purpose: A brief one-page (single spaced) description of candidate’s credentials and plans.

2.     Curriculum Vita

Selection Process

Self-nomination as well as nominations by others are welcome. The position will be open until filled. As the committee receives applications, submitted materials will be reviewed and considered for a short list. The first round of review will be between May and June 2020. The next review round will follow pending committee decision.

The selection committee is chaired by Dr. Seungahn Nah ( The search committee members are Dr. Won Yong Jang (, Dr. Seok Kang (

Applicants should feel free to consult with any of the search committee members about the journal and the position.

Please send required materials to Dr. Seungahn Nah ( via email no later than April 30, 2020. 

Dr. Seungahn Nah, Editor Selection Committee Chair

University of Oregon 

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