Call for Editors - 2024

2024-01-10

IAPSS Politikon, the student and emerging scholars journal of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS), is seeking at least two Editors to join our team. 

As an Editor, you will be responsible for overseeing the editorial process, ensuring the quality and consistency of all content, and developing new strategies for increasing readership and engagement.

The duration of IAPSS Politikon editor positions is one year. As with all IAPSS positions, IAPSS Politiknon Editors perform unpaid volunteer work. IAPSS Politiknon Editor must be members of IAPSS throughout their editorial collaboration.

What do editors do?

  • Develop and implement an editorial strategy that aligns with the goals and values of IAPSS and the mission of IAPSS Politikon.
  • Manage the editorial process, including commissioning and editing articles, overseeing the peer-review process, and maintaining the publication schedule.
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of all content, with a keen eye for accuracy, style, and tone.
  • Build and maintain relationships with writers, reviewers, and other contributors, and provide guidance and feedback to help them develop their skills.
  • Contribute to the development of strategies for promoting IAPSS Politikon and increasing its readership, including social media, email marketing, and partnerships with other organizations.

Who are we looking for?

  • A PhD or MA student or an early career scholar in Political Science or a related field.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with a record of publications in academic or popular outlets.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and experience using them to promote content.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A deep commitment to the goals and values of IAPSS, including promoting political science education and fostering international dialogue.

How to apply?

To apply, please complete the online form and submit a cover letter, CV, and one writing sample. In case of difficulties uploading your supporting documents via the form, kindly email them to politikonjournal@iapss.org.

We will continue accepting applications until the positions are filled. However, we will contact all applicants within 2 weeks of receiving their applications to provide an update on the status of their application and the position.

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