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Editor-in-Chief required

Global Crime

31 May 2021

About the Role:

We are currently recruiting for a new Editor/team of Co-Editors with a strong research background in criminology, as well as the passion and ambition to drive the journal forward. The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. The new Editor will have authority to accept or reject articles following successful peer review and will ensure that reviewers, authors and editorial board members are aware of and adhere to the journal’s Editorial Policies.

The new Editor will also have considerable scope to shape the future direction of the journal. Routledge, Taylor & Francis will support you in all aspects of the role. We offer remuneration to cover journal-related expenses, provide training and support on editorial processes and systems, and will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the journal. Becoming an editor is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will extend your networks, promote the work that you are passionate about and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

Application Procedure:

Submitting your Application A small search committee consisting of a number of current editorial board members and the portfolio manager will be evaluating applications and conducting interviews. If you would like to apply for the position of Editor please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Portfolio Manager Jacquelyn Fernholz at [email protected] 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

Global Crime is an international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of crime across international settings, addressing issues relating to general crime trends, organized criminality, corruption, crime and women’s studies, illegal migration, terrorism, illicit markets, violence, police studies, state crime, and the process of state building. Its principal aim is to make the best scholarship on crime available to specialists and non-specialists alike, drawing on a variety of disciplines.