Co-Editor(s) needed for

Time and Mind

Deadline
04 March 2024

About the role

Time and Mind is looking for a new Co-Editor(s) with an academic background in Archaeology, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward..

The successful candidate will hold responsibility 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.

Becoming a co-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.

About the journal

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Time & Mind is a peer-reviewed, lively and highly interdisciplinary journal, presenting new perspectives on, and approaches to, landscape, monuments, people and culture. The journal features scholarly work addressing cognitive aspects of cross-related disciplines such as archaeology, anthropology, folklore, sociology and psychology that can shape our understanding of archaeological sites, landscapes and worldviews. Time & Mind explores such diverse topics as archaeoastronomy, ecopsychology, sensory engagements with landscapes and monuments, and symbolic, religious and ritual landscapes in the past and present. It also explores how images of the past are created in, and shape, contemporary society through engagement with place.

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • Someone who is an active member of the archaeological community.
  • Knowledge of archaeology as well as an understanding of cross disciplines such as anthropology and folkore.
  • Ability to leverage their professional network to build a strong base of authors and reviewers from around the world.
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions.
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with Editorial Board Members.
  • A vision and enthusiasm for the continuous development and transformation of the journal.

Application Instructions

Please submit your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement.

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.

For any questions, or if you wish to be provided with the role profile, please contact Charlotte Stanton ([email protected])

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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.