Editorial board members needed for

Social Work Education

30 June 2024

About the role

We are currently seeking two new members of the Board. Members of the board will contribute to the decision-making and governance of the journal as well as taking a lead role in the reviewing of articles. It presents a great opportunity to be part of a team of social work educators from across the globe and to be at the heart of innovations and developments in social work education.

About the journal

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Social Work Education: The International Journal produces 8 issues annually. The journal publishes articles of a critical and reflective nature concerned with the theory and practice of social care and social work education at all levels. It presents a forum for international debate on important issues and provides an opportunity for the expression of new ideas and proposals on the structure and content of social care and social work education, training and development.

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Key Skills and Attributes

To be eligible, you must hold a social work qualification, from any recognised University. Ideally you will be involved in social work education and have a proven track record for publishing in social work-related publications.   We would particularly welcome applications from European social work academics (outside of the UK) and early career researchers in social work with a commitment to social work education. However, please do apply should you not fit these categories.

Application Instructions

If you would like to apply, please submit a full CV and cover letter (describing what you bring to the role).

We would be happy to discuss this role with you further should you have any questions - write to: Professor Richard Ingram at [email protected] and/or Professor Gary Spolander [email protected].


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.