Call For Associate Editor of Book Reviews
JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOLOGY
About the role
The Journal of Constructivist Psychology (JCP) is searching for a new Associate Editor for Book Reviews.
Preference will be given to individuals who meet the following criteria:
- A doctorate in psychology or a related area
- A record of publication, preferably in areas related to the journal’s scope
- Good organizational skills
- Efficient and responsive
- Ability to communicate effectively with publishers, prospective reviewers, and readers of the journal via email, phone, and social media
- Ability to learn and utilize the journal’s ScholarOne manuscript submission portal
The responsibilities of the Associate Editor for Book Reviews include selecting books that warrant review in JCP, carefully soliciting and inviting authors to write reviews of the books selected, working with publishers to have complimentary copies of books to be reviewed sent to authors writing reviews, providing timely feedback on the contents and readability of reviews requiring revision, overseeing the submission of reviews via the journal’s ScholarOne submission portal, working with the co-editors to render decisions on reviews, and collaborating as part of the JCP editorial team.
Associate Editors receive a $500 annual stipend and appear on the journal masthead. The period of appointment is 3 years, with opportunities for renewal and extension of the appointment.
Submitting your Application
Please submit a CV and a brief cover letter describing your interest in serving as JCP Associate Editor for Book Reviews, as well as your relevant editorial experience, to Dr. Jonathan Raskin (co-editor) at [email protected].
Review of applications will begin June 15 and continue until the position is filled.
The Journal of Constructivist Psychology is the first publication to provide a professional forum for such diverse expressions of constructivism as personal construct theory, dialogical self-theory, radical constructivism, social constructionism, narrative psychology, and postmodern psychology. The journal publishes articles highlighting theoretical, empirical, and methodological developments in constructivist, social constructionist, and related scholarship – as well as relevant contributions to professional practice in areas such as psychotherapy, education, and industry