Studies in the Education of Adults: Call for Co-Editor(s)

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Call for Co-Editor(s)

Studies in the Education of Adults



15 October 2021

About the Role

Studies in the Education of Adults is seeking a Co-Editor to work alongside Editor Nalita James (University of Warwick). The incoming Co-Editor will receive training from Taylor & Francis and guidance from the outgoing Co-Editor as well. We are particularly seeking candidates with a collaborative spirit and is research-active in the field of Adult Education.

Studies uses Editorial Manager for submission management. The position will also include a stipend.

Here are the responsibilities the Co-Editor will undertake:
• Conduct preliminary review of manuscript suitability and quality
• Identifying and inviting reviewers to anonymously provide feedback
• Assessing returned reviews
• Supporting Guest Editors as they curate Special Issue content
• Overseeing the resubmission and production of manuscripts
• Encourage and solicit submissions to SEA
• Collaborate with the Co-Editor and Editorial Board to maintain and develop quality and reputation of SEA

Here are the skills and attributes we seek:
• Robust research and publication history
• A collaborative spirit
• Commitment to social justice and activism
• Someone active in the community with strong networks
• Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
• PhD in a field relevant to the aims & scope of Studies in the Education of Adults
• Commitment to ethical peer review standards, a knowledge and an understanding of COPE guidelines a plus
• Familiarity with the double-anonymous peer review process

Submitting Your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Co-Editor please email your CV and vision statement to Kristen Brida, [[email protected]], Nalita James, [[email protected]] , and Virginie Theriault, [[email protected]].

Your vision statement should be between 1-2 pages and should address:
• Your interest and expertise within fields related to Adult Education
• Where you think SEA currently stands and what would you further develop?
• How does your scholarly and professional experience make you an ideal fit for the Co-Editor position?
• How would you work in partnership with the Co-Editor and Editorial Board
• How you would work with authors and reviewers

Applications will be due on October 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Interviews will commence at the end of October and the successful candidate will be selected in early November.
Applicants who do not provide a vision statement will not be considered. If you have any questions, please email Portfolio Manager, Kristen Brida.

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Studies in the Education of Adults is a scholarly refereed journal that theorizes and critically examines the education of adults as well as engages with international debates and national issues. It is also equally focused on lifelong-learning, adult learning, the nature of adult curriculum and on the role of the educator. The journal welcomes papers that explore the development of adult education and learning in a range of contexts including institutional, professional and community settings, for example colleges, universities, the workplace, prisons, trade unions and voluntary organizations as well as the home, public spaces, through leisure and arts activities, social movements, and digital media. It also promotes the role of adult learning and education in social justice.