Applications/Nominations Invited For PIL Editor

ACRL is currently accepting applications, and nominations are invited, for the position of editor of Publications in Librarianship (PIL), an imprint of ACRL book publications.

Appointed for a nonrenewable five-year term, the PIL editor works closely with the ACRL content strategist and PIL Editorial Board to acquire and develop appropriate research-based monographic publications. Membership in ALA and ACRL is required at the time of appointment. Qualifications include professional experience in academic libraries, a record of scholarly publication, editing experience, a willingness to proactively seek content and proposals, effective communication skills and experience working with a group, and a broad knowledge of the issues confronting academic libraries.

Appointment will be made by the ACRL Board of Directors following the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting upon the recommendation of the search committee and of the ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee.

Nominations or resumes and letters of application for either editorship, including the names of three references, should be sent to the PIL Search Committee c/o Dawn Mueller, ACRL, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611 or email to

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Finalists will be interviewed by phone following the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting.