Medical Anthropology Quarterly Seeks Digital Media Editor

Medical Anthropology Quarterly invites applications for the new position of Digital Media Editor. This position is part of MAQ’s initiative to expand its digital archives and to promote new forms of scholarly communication.

The Digital Media Editor’s responsibilities include:

  • helping to envision MAQ’s use of digital media
  • coordinating the Editorial Intern Program, which provides graduate students with opportunities to create digital media relevant to the journal’s content
  • editing content for MAQ’s new website (
  • proposing or developing original content contributions for the website
  • contributing to MAQ’s presence on social media
  • working with the main MAQ editorial office at the University of Florida
  • attending MAQ editorial board meetings during the annual AAA meetings

The ideal candidate would be broadly trained in medical anthropology, proficient in relevant technologies (e.g., WordPress or other content management systems), and able to work with and manage teams. Candidates with the PhD in hand are preferred, but we also welcome applications from advanced graduate students.

We estimate that the position requires approximately 6–8 hours per week, on average. Support from applicants’ home institutions (e.g., time, technology, student or staff assistance) would be desirable.

MAQ is an international journal published by the Society for Medical Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association. The journal publishes research and theory in all areas of medical anthropology. Its goal is to stimulate development of important ideas, methods, and debates in medical anthropology and to explore the links between medical anthropology, the parent discipline of anthropology, and neighboring fields in the health and social sciences.

To apply, send a letter of interest and a CV to the Editor, Clarence C. Gravlee, at by September 15.