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Recruiting for Editor

International Journal of Social Psychology

04 December 2022

About the role

Role Responsibilities:

  • Providing a clear vision for the direction of the journal during their tenure as Editor, as well as advancing the means intended to attain it.
  • Assembling a team of Associate Editors, sufficient in number to guarantee expertise of all subdisciplines covered by the journal, as well as to carry out all manuscripts’ peer-review in the language/s admitted.
  • Selecting an ample pool of competent, timely reviewers, highly literate in the language/s admitted. The journal will also provide with its current reviewer database.
  • Identifying and appointing members of international renown and prestige to the Editorial Board.
  • Processing 100-200 manuscripts per year (of which generally about 25% are sent for review, the remaining 75% being initially dismissed) via an online manuscript submission and peer-review management system.

    International Journal of Social Psychology is a bilingual journal – to date, manuscripts are accepted in English and Spanish, and upon acceptance all articles are translated and published in both languages. However, bilingualism is not required for the position. Whether the Editor intends to use English as the only language of submission, or wishes to maintain the possibility to submit also in Spanish by relying on a Co-Editor and/or a sufficient number of Associate Editors for managing manuscripts submitted in Spanish, is an open decision to be made by the incoming Editor; FIA may provide with suggestions and assistance to this respect.

    In any case, the appointed Editor should have access to a network of scholars who may become Associate Editors, members of the Board, and/or reviewers, sufficient to review manuscripts submitted in the language/s established for submission.

    The appointed Editor will also have full, clear institutional support for the duration of the tenure, including additional release time, office space, utilities, use of computers and other equipment, economic support for a full time Editorial Assistant, student workers and/or other basic expenses.

    As a Taylor & Francis / Routledge publication, International Journal of Social Psychology may be able to provide partial financial support in the form of a modest annual stipend.

    Three years, renewable by mutual consent for further terms, starting in 2023. Usually, two three-year terms allow sufficient time to implement and see through the incoming Editor’s vision and plan for the journal.

    The Editor elect and their office should be fully operational by June 1st, 2023 in order to begin reviewing new manuscripts.

    You may view and download this Call for Editor here (http://www.fia.es/images/stories/ijsp_callforeditors2022.pdf).

About the journal

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Revista de Psicología Social publishes original works of empirical research, and exceptionally theoretical reviews, from all fields of Social Psychology.

Revista de Psicología Social will be of interest to researchers and professionals of Social Psychology, as well as other related disciplines and fields.

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Revista de Psicología Social es una publicación de artículos originales, básicamente de investigación empírica y excepcionalmente de revisiones teóricas, de todas las áreas de la Psicología Social.

Revista de Psicología Social va dirigida a investigadores y profesionales de la Psicología Social y de otras áreas de conocimiento y disciplinas relacionadas.

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • An established record of scholarship in the field of social psychology.
  • Management skills to supervise the full editorial cycle from manuscript submission through publication and to meet deadlines; and the ability to recruit for the Editorial Board renowned experts with a similar skill set.
  • We will highly value candidates that intend to adopt an active, ambitious and purposeful editorial role, with creative, solid ideas for the journal’s present and future.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of application, including their vision for the future of the journal and a succinct description of their qualifications for the editorship (see requirements above). Applicants should also include copies of their CV, and documentation indicating prospective institutional support if available.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential and will be judged on its merits without regard to the race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the candidate.

For further information, please contact:

Miguel del Río ([email protected])
Director of Publications
Fundación Infancia y Aprendizaje

Please do not send applications via email.


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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