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International Journal of the History of Sport
Deadline: 29th July 2022

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About the Role

We are looking for an Regional Editor, Asia, with an academic background in Asian Sport History, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role, with high profile, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for selecting reviewers and editing manuscripts for regular and possibly regional issues from submission to completion of articles, and ensuring that all accepted manuscripts fully confirm to the journal style, grammar and reference requirement.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses and will work with the Editor to organise editorial board meetings, supplying annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover journal-related expenses. Taylor & Francis will also organise regular board meetings, and will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises an online editorial office system ScholarOne.

Becoming the Academic 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:

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

  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues within the Editorial College and wider Editorial Board.

    The role will formally begin at a time to be agreed after an appointment is made.

    Submitting your Application

    Please submit your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Alejandra Black, Portfolio Manager by 29th July 2022, your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

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

    • How you would work in partnership with the Editorial Board.

    • How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions.

    • How you would work with authors.

        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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