Recruiting for Editor in Chief
Quarterly Review of Film and Video
About the role
Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of Quarterly Review of Film and Video?
Quarterly Review of Film and Video is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in the scholarship and theory that relates to film, video, digital imagery, and moving image studies. It is a significant role, with a high profile, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.
The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight, decision-making on submissions, and driving the journal forward during an exciting period of change. They will have authority to accept articles following suitable peer review and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.
Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses, assist in organizing regular board meetings, and supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilizes the online editorial office system Editorial Manager.
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.
About the journal
Quarterly Review of Film and Video publishes critical, historical, and theoretical essays, book reviews, and interviews in the area of moving image studies including film, video, and digital imagery studies. Our scope is international and interdisciplinary. Contributions from diverse critical, theoretical, and historical perspectives are welcome.
Key Skills and Attributes
Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:
- Active involvement in the research community with strong personal networks
- Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions
- Awareness of the scholarly publishing landscape, particularly as it relates to open access
- 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 and editorial board members
The role will formally begin on January 1, 2024. There will be an agreed handover period with the out-going Editor-in-Chief to ensure seamless transition.
Submitting your Application
If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please submit your CV, a cover letter, and a vision statement by clicking the link below by 31 May 2023.
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
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.