IDA Seeking Co-Editor for Annals of Dyslexia

Annals of DyslexiaThe International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is seeking a Co-Editor-in-Chief for its tri-annual journal, Annals of Dyslexia (Annals). Annals is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific study of dyslexia, its co-morbid conditions, and other language-learning disorders, especially those affecting literacy acquisition. Primary consideration for publication is given to original studies, significant reviews, and well-documented reports of evidence-based instructional practices to remediate and prevent reading difficulties. Papers in this leading journal on dyslexia explore theory-based practices, with an emphasis on interventions and the role of teacher knowledge and training. Only original papers are considered for publication.

Qualifications include an extensive research background in dyslexia and related language learning difficulties; a history of publications in journals and/or books in the field; a record of significant scholarly achievement; familiarity with the literature in the field, clinical research design, and basic concepts of statistics and ethics of research; administrative and editorial skills, including familiarity with online peer review systems; capacity for detail work; understanding of the international community of scholars and practitioners; and strong interpersonal skills.  The Co-Editor‐in‐Chief position must possess the energy and vision to sustain and further develop Annals is a leading forum in special and general education, delivering timely and accurate research to inform instructional practice, and networking and recruiting contributors. Expectations include managing 2 to 6 associate and consulting editors on tasks related to preparation of Annals, including acceptance of at least 24 manuscripts per year and attending remotely convened ad hoc editorial meetings as well as quarterly planning/reporting meetings. In addition, this individual should be a member of IDA and/or have contributed to IDA conferences or publications. Previous editorial experience is desirable, including strong organizational skills with experience meeting editorial/production deadlines.

To apply, please submit the following to Annals of Dyslexia Editor Search, c/o Denise Douce at

  • a letter of intent
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • the name and contact information of three references

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Deadline for Applications – October 31, 2022

Please direct inquiries to:  Annals of Dyslexia Editor Search, c/o Denise Douce at