Senior Editor opportunity

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Senior Editor opportunity

Cogent Arts & Humanities

1 July 2021

About the Role

Cogent Arts & Humanities is a leading multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed open access journal that welcomes research across the full breadth of the arts and humanities. As part of Routledge, and under the expert guidance of the global editorial team, the journal’s mission is to make quality arts and humanities research accessible to all.

Routledge are seeking to appoint a new Senior Editor who will take charge of the journal’s burgeoning Philosophy & Religion section.

The Philosophy & Religion Senior Editor will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making in the section, overseeing submissions and peer review, and would be welcome to invite board members to support them. The Senior Editor will act as an ambassador for the journal and work closely in the community to attract submissions. Routledge will provide guidance on systems and processes used, including the Cogent Arts & Humanities Editorial Manager site, as well as remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. Routledge will also be able to supply data reflecting on the performance of the journal to support ongoing development.


Cogent Arts & Humanities is currently indexed in the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). For more information on the journal, please visit: (

Submitting your Application 

Please find below the skills and attributes that we would be looking for in a successful applicant:


  • Relevant scholarly expertise in any area of Religion or Philosophy
  • Active within the online research community
  • Experience with academic publishing (special issues, peer review, edited collections, etc.)
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Desirable: knowledge and awareness of Open Access publishing

If you are interested in the role, please send your CV and a short covering letter outlining how you meet the above attributes to Becky Guest, Routledge, ([email protected]) by 1st July 2021. Co-editors may be considered and should express their interest jointly.


Closing date for applications: 1st July 2021

Cogent Arts & Humanities is a leading multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed open access journal, publishing research across the breadth of the arts and humanities. Part of Routledge, the journal has a mission to make research and knowledge accessible to all – authors therefore benefit from high visibility and readership for their work. The journal’s broad scope allows researchers to explore interconnected subject areas.