Call for Editor

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Call for Editor

Application Deadline: 20 April 2020

Become the Editor of Contemporary Justice Review

Contemporary Justice Review is an international, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal for scholars, activists, and practitioners of social and restorative justice around the globe who seek to design and implement models of justice that take into account the needs of all. The journal publishes cutting-edge work on: social and restorative justice theory; restorative justice demonstration projects; peacemaking criminology; state crimes and healing from genocide; peaceful methods of conflict resolution; truth and reconciliation commissions; environmental justice; critiques of criminal justice institutions and law; structural issues of justice in the family, school, and workplace; utopian visions of a just society; and non-violent, needs-meeting solutions to needs-denying, power-based social arrangements..

We are currently recruiting for a new Editor with a strong research background in social justice and a thorough knowledge of the scholarship in restorative and transformative justice in particular. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about social justice, and who will lead the way for future scholars in the field.

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 recognised as a leading figure within the social justice community.  

Here are the kind of attributes we are looking for in the new Editor:

  • Active in the community with strong networks;
  • Confidence engaging with authors to encourage high quality submissions;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Ability to cultivate positive working relationships with colleagues.

The Role

The Editor is responsible for helping shape editorial policy, as well as managing the manuscript review process, encouraging high-quality submissions and broadly championing the journal within the community. For more information on the role of a journal editor, please visit our Editor Resources website.

We are seeking an Editor to take full responsibility in the role at the beginning of 2021.

Interested in Applying?

To apply, please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement by email to our Portfolio Manager for Criminology, Jacquelyn Fernholz ([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 collaboratively with your editorial board;
  • How you would maintain and increase the quality and diversity of submissions;
  • How you would work with authors.

Please submit your application by 20 April 2020.

Why apply to be a Journal Editor?

Become a leading figure in your field and support the development and publication of high impact research. Visit our Editor Resources website to learn more about the role and responsibilities of a Journal Editor.
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