Call for Co-Editor

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Call for Co-Editor

Culture and Religion

31 August 2020

About the Journal

Culture and Religion is an interdisciplinary journal that lies at the interface between the study of religion and other academic studies of culture. The journal spans across a range of disciplinary fields, including anthropology, cultural studies, critical theory and gender studies, and postcolonial studies. In particular, the journal considers why cultural studies have hitherto neglected the significance of religious manifestations in cross-cultural perspectives, and defines ways in which the discipline of religious studies needs to engage with other areas of contemporary critical, cultural, and anthropological theory. Further information can be found on the journal website here.

About the Role

The journal is currently recruiting for a Co-Editor to work alongside the existing Editor, Malory Nye, to deal with submissions to the journal, help manage the peer review process and make decisions on publications.

As a key member of the Editorial Team, the Co-Editor will be tasked with maintaining the quality levels of the Journal, evaluating the contribution of submitted manuscripts, and providing their guidance on the suitability of the article for publication. They should be passionate about their subject area, engaged with the research community, and willing and able to promote the Journal and its contents as appropriate.

The Co-Editor role is a rewarding and fulfilling experience which will allow you to extend your networks, promote the research that you are passionate about and increase your visibility in the field.

Interested in applying? Here are the kind of skills and attributes we are looking for in the successful applicant:

  • Active in the community with strong 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;
  • Ability to cultivate positive working relationships with colleagues.

Further information on the role can be found here.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a statement of suitability for the role to the Publisher,¬†Jessica Holmes ([email protected]), and the Editor,¬†Malory Nye¬†([email protected]).

Applications should be submitted by 31st August 2020.