The Board of Directors of the North American Patristics Society seeks nominations and applications for the position of editor-in-chief of the Patristics Monograph Series, currently published by the Catholic University of America Press. The editor-in-chief will work in conjunction with the press to solicit and screen manuscripts for publication and to serve as a liaison between authors and the press throughout the publication process. Qualifications for editor-in-chief include a distinguished record of publications and editorial experience.
In accordance with the bylaws of NAPS, editors of the society's publications shall serve a five-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for a second and terminal term of five years. Editors serve as ex officio, non-voting members of the Board of Directors (Art. II, sec. 4, a). The board normally meets during the annual meeting in Chicago and at the Oxford Patristics Conference.
The NAPS Board of Directors is especially interested in candidates who are eager to think creatively about the future of the series and to enhance its scholarly profile. Nominations (including self-nominations and applications) should be sent to Paul Blowers, President of NAPS, Emmanuel School of Religion, One Walker Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601. E-mail : BlowersP@esr.edu
Applicants should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae and letter stating qualifications, and should arrive by March 15, 2009.