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Advertising Guidelines

Web Text Ads

TEXT ADS for jobs and fellowships may be placed on the ASA web site. The charge is $125 for each position. Multiple positions may not be packed into a single ad.  The university’s or institution’s name and the shortest possible form of the position title will be highlighted.

To submit a web text ad, click here.

Prepayment by credit card is required for all web text ads.

To pay online by credit card click here.

The position will be listed in the continually updated Employment and Fellowships section of the ASA website. The employment and fellowships section is freely accessible both to ASA members and to anyone with a web access.

The ASA website receives an average of 5,000 unique visitors every week. A notice will be emailed to the advertiser listing the ad’s specific web address. The position will be removed two weeks after the deadline for applications or upon receipt of notification that the position has been filled.

E-newsletter Text Ads

The ASA e-newsletter is published quarterly (March, June, September, December) and has a circulation of approximately 6,000.

The deadline for submission of TEXT ADS for the e-newsletter is the first of the month preceding the date of publication. For example, a text ad which is to appear in the March e-newsletter must be received in the editor’s office by February 1. The editor reserves the right to edit all copies and to refuse ads.

TEXT ADS for jobs and fellowships may be placed in the e-newsletter. The charge is $125 for each position listed up to 18 typewritten lines (50 characters per line). Descriptions may be divided into no more than three paragraphs. The university’s or institution’s name and the shortest possible form of the position title will be highlighted.  (See below for suggested format.)

To submit an e-newsletter text ad, click here.  In order to confirm your ad, you must pay in full either by credit card (preferred), by check, or by company purchase order.  To pay online by credit card click here.

E-newsletter ads will be published on the ASA website ONLY if the advertiser also purchases a web text ad.

Suggested Format

          —Name of employer
          —Title or rank of position
          —Position description and responsibilities
          —Minimum qualifications required
          —Salary range and period covered
          —Starting date and application deadline
          —Documents required for application
          —Name and address of person to whom application should be sent
          —Affirmative action/equal opportunity employer designation if applicable.

The American Studies Association publishes “Employment and Fellowship Opportunities” as a service of ASA to both employers and job applicants. ASA recommends that all positions for American Studies practitioners should be advertised in “Employment and Fellowship Opportunities.” Association members should notify appropriate officials at their institutions of this service and advise them to take advantage of it.

Information in listings is assumed to reflect bona fide openings at the time the ads were placed. Applicants should contact employers for more complete information or changes in the job listing. All applications and inquiries for a position should be acknowledged promptly and courteously. The ASA expects institutions in the U.S. to adhere to Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment practices.

Questions about advertising should be addressed to the American Studies Association, 1120 19th Street, NW, Suite #301, Washington, DC 20036; Phone: (202) 467-4783; Fax: (202) 467-4786 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Display Ads

We cannot accept display ads for the web or the e-newsletter.  All display ads for jobs, conferences, fellowships, publications, and other items of professional interest should be submitted to our journal, American Quarterly, and/or to the American Studies Association Annual Meeting Program Book.  See below for details.

Advertising in Other ASA Publications

For advertising rates and information on American Quarterly, or the ASA Annual Meeting Program, please telephone (410) 516-6988 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Ordering Mailing Labels

Mailing labels for ASA members can be rented for a single use to promote books, conferences, journals, and other items of professional interest. Information on the list and the cost and terms of rental is available by phone at (410) 516-6988 or by email email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Orders must be placed in writing and accompanied by a copy of the piece to be mailed. The Press reserves the right to refuse orders for mailings that are not of professional interest to ASA members.

Updated June 11, 2014