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Call for Editor

Comedy Studies
Deadline: 31st July 2022

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About the Role

Would you like to be an EDITOR of Comedy Studies?

We are looking for a new Editor with a relevant academic background as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. They will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics. There will be an agreed handover period with the out-going Editor to ensure seamless transition.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. The Journal has an online editorial office system and all submissions will be required to be processed through the system. Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

Interested in applying?

Here are the skills and attributes we are looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Someone who is active in the community with strong personal networks.

  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions.

  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner.

  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors.

  • This position may be available as a co-editorship – please note your interest in this in your application.

The role will formally begin from 1st January 2023 although a period of handover can begin once the new Editor has been selected.

Submitting your Application

Please forward your CV and a covering letter to Lucy Sheach, Portfolio Manager.

Your covering letter should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it.

  • Current strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

  • Opportunities for soliciting articles, special/themed issues.

  • Considerations that will enhance the quality and reputation.

  • Competitor analysis of key journals in the subject area.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

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