Call for Editor

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Call for Editorial Board Members

Migration and Development

30 June 2020

Become the Editor of Migration and Development

Migration and Development is an international, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing current and innovative migration research. The Journal is currently recruiting for a new Editor or Editorial Team for the Journal to start in January 2021.

Becoming an editor is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will extend your networks, promote the research that you are passionate about and be recognised as a leading figure within the community.

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.

The Role

The Editor(s) is responsible for editorial oversight, handling peer review and making decisions on submissions as well as working with Routledge to develop the Journal’s quality and reputation. For more information on the role of a journal editor, please visit our Editor Resources website.

Submission information

To apply, please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement by email our Portfolio Manager for Sociology, Erato Basea ([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 of submissions;
  • How you would work with authors.

Please submit your application by 30 April 2020.

Migration & Development invites contributions to highlight the various facets of international migration beyond the conventional lines such as the migration-development nexus, to borderless migration, refugees, return migration, labour laws, policy changes and the implications of all of them for both the sending and receiving countries.

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