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Co-Editor-in-Chief Required

Deafness & Education International
Deadline: 15th July 2022

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About the Role

Deafness and Education International is looking for a new Co-Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in the education of children and young people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, 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 editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions in collaboration with the other journal Co-Editor-in-Chief. 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 Co-Editor-in-Chief to ensure seamless transition.

Becoming an 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.

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.
Interested in applying?
If so, here are the skills and attributes we would be 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, including the Co-Editor and board

The role will formally begin from October 1, 2022.

Submitting your Application

Applications shall include:

  • A brief CV and Vision Statement with the subject line “Co-Editor-in-Chief Application for D&EI.”

For more information, please contact Jill Duncan and Rachel O’Neill (Co-Editors-in-Chief), and Kimberly Doney (Portfolio Manager)

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 and editorial team;

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

• How you would work with authors and guest editors.

Deafness & Education International is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality original research about the education of children and young people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

The field of deaf education covers many disciplines including education, sociology, psychology, anthropology, linguistics, cultural studies and speech science.

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