RIPA Call for Editor-in-Chief

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31 October 2020

The International Journal of Psychoanalysis is looking to appoint a new Editor-in-Chief to succeed Dana Birksted-Breen in March 2021. The term is five years, renewable for a further five years.

An international appointments committee from the Executive of the College of the International Journal has been established, with interviews to be held on December 5th, 2020.

Any member of the International Psychoanalytic Association in good standing and with the required qualifications and experience is eligible to apply. Qualifications and experience required include: demonstrated open-mindedness and curiosity in relation to diverse psychoanalytic traditions, being a published author, excellent written English, and proven academic ability in editing. The Appointments Committee is looking for someone with a compelling vision for the future of the Journal and the role of the Editor-in-Chief, compatible with respect for the IJP traditions and the editorial and financial success of the Journal in a rapidly changing professional environment.

For further information about the post, qualifications, and the personal capacities requested, please contact Caroline Langley ([email protected]). Applications, which must reach Caroline Langley before midnight on October 31st, will need to include a CV, a vision statement, details of the applicant’s abilities with reference to the job description, and the names of three referees able to comment.

Closing date for applications: October 31st 2020

Notification of shortlist: November 23rd 2020

Interviews (likely via Zoom): December 5th 2020.  Please save the date.

The International Journal of Psychoanalysis  is a fully peer reviewed journal published six times a year (February, April, June, August, October and December) since its merger with  The International Review of Psycho-Analysis in 1994. It publishes extensive contributions by authors throughout the world - facilitated by a system of international editorial boards and the policy of allowing submission and review in six languages, followed by translation of accepted papers at the Journal's expense.

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