About the Position
The Deputy Editor is required to be deadline-driven with excellent communication skills, an ability to carry out editorial tasks based on prior editorial experience and a breadth of interests. The Deputy Editor will also be expected to work outside his/her own specialist fields of expertise. European Journal of Archaeology is a broad, well recognized and well cited publication, and the Deputy Editor will have an academic profile and level of seniority appropriate to the role.
- Taking a portion of papers through the editorial peer-review process to a final recommendation
- Editing final papers to improve the clarity of arguments and quality of English
- Checking and correcting proofs as required and returning them to the agreed Publisher’s schedule
- Soliciting high-quality manuscripts for the journal
- Acting as an ambassador for the journal at conferences and other events
- Acting as Special Issue Editor on occasion
- Deputizing for the Editor as necessary
- Assisting the Editor to keep within the agreed annual page budget for the journal
Applications must be submitted by April 30th, 2015 to Dr. Robin Skeates at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested applicants should title their message "Deputy Editor Selection" and include a 1000-word statement describing their relevant experience and why they would like to become the Deputy Editor for European Journal of Archaeology.
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