Editorial Vacancy: Co-Editor, European Political Science

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European Political Science (EPS) is an international journal launched in 2001 by the ECPR, and published by Palgrave Macmillan since 2005. It publishes contributions by, and for, the political science community.

EUI  members have full access to all issues online through the link in the Library catalogue 

The ECPR is seeking an experienced political scientist with an international reputation and a wide range of professional contacts in Europe and the rest of the world, as well as a commitment to the ongoing development of EPS. The journal covers a distinctive mix of subjects, and candidates must be proactive in their constant search for new material. 

All applicants must be in the employ of an ECPR member institution.  

Co-Editor’s responsibilities

  • commissioning and assessing articles
  • evaluating manuscripts for publication
  • editing manuscripts for publication
  • agreeing the content of each issue
  • arranging articles into single issues
  • selecting external reviewers (where appropriate)

The Co-Editor will be appointed by the Executive Committee of the ECPR and is accountable to it through its Publications Board. At least one Editor of EPS is expected to attend the Joint Sessions of Workshops in spring of each year to meet with the Publications Board and to present a written report to the Executive Committee and Editorial Board. 

Application process:  Interested applicants should email their CV, plus a letter outlining ideas they have regarding the development of the journal, to Kate Hawkins at [email protected].  

Closing date for applications is 24 May 2013. An appointment is expected to be made in June, with a handover transition period during July and August.