Editor of Time and Mind: The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture?

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Editor Required

Time and Mind: The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture

7 June 2021

About the Journal

Time and Mind: The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture is seeking a new Editor or Co-Editors with an academic background in Archaeology or Anthropology, and an interest in related fields such as Heritage and Folklore, to work on activities that will ensure the Journal’s continued success as a platform for authors to publish new perspectives on archaeological sites, landscapes and worldviews. Time & Mind is a unique journal that draws together insights from across disciplines to explore diverse topics, such as archaeoastronomy, ecopsychology, and symbolic, religious and ritual landscapes in the past and present.

Time and Mind is part of a world-leading Routledge, Taylor & Francis portfolio of Archaeology and Heritage publications and is indexed in the Web of Science Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) and Scopus. For more information on the Journal, please visit: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtam20/current.

About the Role:

The Editor or Co-Editors will be responsible for editorial oversight, decision making on the Journal and communication with authors and the editorial board. They will be required to oversee the publication of four issues per annual volume, by soliciting and developing papers, and overseeing submissions and peer review via the Journal’s ScholarOne Manuscript submission site. The Editor or Co-Editors will also be able to commission papers and thematic issues of their choice and perform activities that will shape the future direction of the Journal and its development.

Routledge, Taylor & Francis will provide training on systems and publishing ethics, support and advice on editor responsibilities and development plans, and regular updates on the Journal’s metrics. Routledge, Taylor & Francis will pay an annual honorarium to support work on the Journal.

Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Active in the community with strong personal networks
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to attract the highest quality submissions and build a reviewer pool
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Time to devote to the Journal’s development and act as an ambassador for the Journal


Application Procedure:

Submitting your Application

Interested candidates are requested to email a CV and a short statement outlining their interest in the position (c. 300 words) to the Portfolio Manager at Routledge, Taylor & Francis,  Emma Lockwood ([email protected]) by ­­­­­Friday 31st  May.

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Publishes cognitive insights from archaeology, anthropology, folklore & psychology that shape understanding of archaeological sites, landscapes & worldviews.