Call for Assistant Editors | 4S Backchannels (Global North Team)

4S Backchannels: Call for Assistant Editors

4S Backchannels is welcoming applications from early-career scholars to join our growing Editorial Team. 

4S Backchannels is an integral part of the Society of the Social Studies of Science (4S) organization and community. Our Global North and Global South teams provide a timely outlet for short-format, media-rich, and editor-reviewed scholarly communications. We aim to target a general audience interested in science and technology studies (STS).

We are currently looking to add an Assistant Editor to our Global North team, with the following qualifications: This position is particularly well-suited for emerging scholars (junior faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lecturers, and doctoral students/candidates) looking to develop their academic writing, editing and publishing skills. Alongside the academic and intellectual benefits provided by engagements with a vibrant array of scholarly contributions to the field of STS, this position is also a valuable opportunity to cultivate relationships and build professional networks within and beyond the 4S community.  

This part-time position requires the capacity to: Interested applicants should first familiarize themselves with the 4S Backchannels platform and publications and then submit the following materials: Please send application materials and questions regarding the position to Dr. Aaron Gregory, the 4S Backchannels Global North Editor (

The deadline for applications is: January 28, 2024

Published: 12/25/2023