OURJ Editorial Board Application

Now accepting EDITORIAL BOARD applications!

The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OURJ) is a student-run, peer-reviewed, open access academic journal that showcases high-quality undergraduate work in the sciences, humanities, and arts at the University of Oregon.  OURJ is sponsored and supported by the UO Libraries.

OURJ is currently accepting applications to serve on the student editorial board. Members of the editorial board are involved in every step of the publication process, from peer review to copy editing and layout design.

To apply to be an editor you can send the following to ourj@uoregon.edu:

  1. Resume (should include GPA, major, and previous work experience, and extracurricular activity)
  2. Explain why you want to become an OURJ editor (250 words or less)
  3. Explain any writing, editing, or research-related experiences you have (250 words or less)
  4. A sample essay or paper that you believe is representative of your writing abilities.

NOTE: Please submit answers to 2 and 3 above on the same document.


-University of Oregon undergraduate graduating after Spring 2019
-Interest in editing and peer review
-Editorial, research, and/or design experience
-Self-motivated, committed, and flexible
-Strong passion for undergraduate research

(Graphic design and/or an interest in managing our social media is a plus)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Visit our website to learn more about what we do: https://blogs.uoregon.edu/ourj/
Here’s our latest issue: https://blogs.uoregon.edu/ourj/latest-issue/
Like our facebook to see what we’re up to: https://www.facebook.com/Oregon-Undergraduate-Research-Journal-226900970655556/
Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions about OURJ or the application!

For more information, feel free to contact Josh Pearman, editor-in-chief ourj@uoregon.edu

Thanks so much and we look forward to receiving your application!

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