Call for Editor-in-Chief

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Call for Editor-in-Chief

Computers in the Schools: Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, and Applied Research 

17 September 2021

About the role

Computers in the Schools: Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, and Applied Research is seeking a new Editor/Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in Educational Technology or related field.

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 the Editor or Co-Editors an annual honorarium to support work on the Journal. The role will formally begin January 1, 2022.

Key responsibilities include:

1. Providing a clear mission and vision for the direction of the journal

2. Supervising a double anonymous peer review process and adhering to COPE Publication Ethics ​

3. Establishing and maintaining a reputable review board

4. Promoting the journal within the community as well as at conferences

Here are the skills and attributes we look for in a successful candidate:

1. A wide publishing background, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research standards

2. Active in the Educational Technology Community with strong networks

3. Strong organizational and time management skills

4. Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships

Submitting your Application

To apply for the role, please email a CV and letter of interest to [[email protected]].

This position may also be offered as a Co-Editorship--please indicate your interest in your letter. Your letter of intent should be no longer than two pages and should cover your understanding of the field's future, how you would collaborate with the editorial board and how you would increase and maintain the quality of submissions.

Computers in the Schools is supported by an editorial review board of prominent specialists in the school and educational setting. Material presented in this highly acclaimed journal goes beyond the “how we did it” magazine article or handbook by offering a rich source of serious discussion for educators, administrators, computer center directors, and special service providers in the school setting. Articles emphasize the practical aspect of any application, but also tie theory to practice, relate present accomplishments to past efforts and future trends, identify conclusions and their implications, and discuss the theoretical and philosophical basis for the application.