Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites
About the Journal
We are looking for a new Editor, or Co-Editors, with an academic background in archaeology, heritage management and conservation, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. The successful applicant will have a significant role in shaping the journal’s editorial direction; developing an extensive professional network across archaeology, heritage and conservation; and working closely with the journal’s authors, peer reviewers, and the editorial board.
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites is an international, peer-reviewed journal that has established itself as the primary reference in its field, both for active professionals and for university teachers and students. Launched in 1995, it is the only journal that covers both theoretical and practical issues in heritage site management and conservation. Peer-reviewed papers from around the world report on new thinking and best practice in site management and conservation. The journal publishes original research on diverse topics, including cultural, social, ethical and theoretical issues in archaeological site management and conservation; historical documentation and condition reporting; site deterioration and environmental monitoring; preventative conservation, including reburial and protective sheltering of sites; building materials analysis and treatment; restoration and reconstruction of buildings; visitor management and sustainable tourism; site interpretation; national and international legislation and charters; among others.
About the Role:
The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions, with the support of an editorial board. He, or she, will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites uses an online submissions and peer review system, Scholar One, and a production tracking system. The Editor will be supported by Taylor & Francis production and peer review colleagues through the publication process. Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses and will work with the Editor to organise editorial board meetings, supplying annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community. Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:
• Someone who is active in the community with strong personal 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
• The ability to foster positive working relationships to build an active, diverse and inclusive editorial board
The role is available for immediate take up.
If you would like to apply for the position of Editor of the Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to George Cooper, Portfolio Manager, Conservation and Heritage [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 in partnership with the editorial board
- How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions
- How you would work with authors
Closing date for applications: 30th April 2021
The journal Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites (CMAS) has established itself as the primary reference in this field, both for active professionals and for university teachers and students. Launched in 1995, it is the only journal that covers both theoretical and practical issues in heritage site management and conservation.