AICRJ Seeking UCLA Graduate Students to Apply for the Book Review Editor Position

The American Indian Studies Center invites graduate students to apply for the AICRJ Book Review Editor position. This position entails 8 hours per week of in-person or remote work, beginning the week of July 8th, if possible. Please see the attached for more information and email a cover letter and resume to Pamela Grieman at by June 27th. Students with a Work Study Award are preferred.


Book Review Editor Job Description


Position Information

Payroll Title: Student 2 – Grade – 02 Pay Rate: $23.00  $24.00
Job Code: 4921 Hours: 8 per week
Posting Category: Other Available Positions: 1
Job Type: B – Grad Master Work-Study Program



Undergraduate: No Graduate: Yes
Fall: Yes Winter: Yes Spring: Yes
On Campus: Yes Advertise: No

Position Details

Location: 3220 Campbell Hall/Remote
Description: Assign books for review. The Book Review Editor is responsible for assigning books to be reviewed for each issue of the quarterly American Indian Culture and Research Journal (10 reviews per issue, 30 per year) utilizing the eScholarship open access platform. Responsibilities include assessing the scholarly quality of the book to determine its suitability for review, selecting a scholar whose expertise is appropriate and sufficient for reviewing the book, and handling the entire review process, including initiating and maintaining author contact, soliciting books from publishers, and updating the reviewer database.
Qualifications: Required qualifications: Excellent reading and comprehension skills; accuracy and attention to detail; superior spelling capabilities; proficiency with Macintosh computers and Microsoft Word; and good organizational skills. Knowledge of American Indian studies and ability to correspond with leading scholars in the field. Must be a graduate student. PhD students encouraged to apply.

Desirable: Self-motivated, conscientious, able to set and adhere to a schedule. Ability to meet deadlines and manage workload with minimal supervision.


Please email a cover letter and résumé to Assistant Director Pamela Grieman at by June 27, 2024 for preferred consideration.