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Call For Editors

European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology

Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of Managing Sport and Leisure?

Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. 

We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in sport and leisure management, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role, 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. He, or she, will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that Assistant Editors, reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics. There will be a six-month handover period with the out-going Editor-in-Chief to ensure seamless transition.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover journal-related expenses. Taylor & Francis will also organise regular board meetings, and we will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises a ScholarOne Manuscripts online editorial office system.

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.

 

Interested in applying? 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 Assistant Editors, the Social Media Editor, and the Editorial Board.

 

Applications will be open until 30 April 2019.

We envision having recruited the new Editor-in-Chief by 1 July 2019, to allow for a six-month transition, with the role will formally beginning from 1 January 2020.

 

Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief, please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Alejandra Leach-Núñez (Alejandra.leach-nunez@tandf.co.uk).

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

Managing Sport and Leisure

Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. The journal is committed to publishing research that advances understanding of the practice of sport and leisure management in the public, voluntary and commercial sectors, internationally. It will appeal to anyone with a serious interest in contemporary sport and leisure management issues, including academics, managers, consultants, politicians and students.

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