Call for new EF Reviews Editor and EF Co-Editor

The BFE's academic journal Ethnomusicology Forum is advertising for a new Reviews Editor and a new Co-editor: plese see both calls below and please note that these are separate calls for two distinct positions:

Call for Reviews Editor  

Ethnomusicology Forum is advertising for a new Reviews Editor for a three-year term starting in April 2020, with a 5-month handover period until August 2020. 

Ethnomusicology Forum is the academic journal of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology published by Taylor & Francis. Each yearly volume has 3 issues, and includes up to 6 reviews covering primarily book publications and secondarily websites, CDs and DVDs. 

The reviews editor appointment is normally for a period of at least three years, which may be extended by mutual consent, and is unpaid. The reviews editor will liaise with co-editor Henry Stobart and another incoming editor, and will have support from our editorial assistant, Emma Brinkhurst. The reviews editor is responsible for identifying important ethnomusicological, publications, soliciting and receiving review materials, selecting appropriate reviewers with an international perspective who can contribute insightful, informed and balanced reviews, arranging delivery to reviewers, and ensuring that timetables and deadlines are met. The reviews editor is also responsible for producing fully edited copy according to the designated house style for online submission to T&F. 

The typical workload is the equivalent of 2-3 hours per week throughout the year, though the workload can fluctuate. There is some degree of flexibility about the timing of work, but copy and production deadlines need to be met in order to maintain academic credibility. The role will commence from April 2020 and will have a handover period until August as the current reviews editor, Lara Pearson, completes her term of office. 

Interested parties please contact lara.pearsonatae.mpg.de for more details, and prepare a short 500-word statement in support of the application as well as a two-page CV by Jan 31, 2020.

 

Call for Co-Editor, Ethnomusicology Forum

Ethnomusicology Forum is advertising for a new Co-Editor for a three-year term starting in April 2020 (with a 3-6 month handover period), working alongside Henry Stobart. 

Ethnomusicology Forum is the academic journal of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology published by Taylor & Francis. Each yearly volume has 3 issues, that typically contain an editorial, around 6 articles, and a reviews section

The co-editor appointment is normally for a period of at least three years, which may be extended by mutual consent, and is unpaid. The co-editor will liaise with co-editor Henry Stobart and our incoming reviews editor, and will have support from our editorial assistant, Emma Brinkhurst. Although it is desirable for applicants to be based in the UK, this is not a requirement.

We are looking for persons versed in the discipline of ethnomusicology with editorial experience, a strong research and publication record and a commitment to serving the sector in engagement with current developments. Responsibilities include editorial work of bringing into publication three issues of the journal each year, including a guest-curated special issue. The Co-editor is also responsible for producing fully edited copy according to the designated house style for online submission to T&F. 

The typical workload is the equivalent of 5-8 hours per week throughout the year, though the workload can fluctuate. There is some degree of flexibility about the timing of work, but copy and production deadlines need to be met in order to maintain academic credibility. The role will commence from March 2020 and will have a handover period until September 2020 as the current Co-editor, Shzr Ee Tan, completes her term of office. 

Interested parties please contact shzree.tanatrhul.ac.uk (shzree.tanatrhul.ac.uk) or henry.stobartatrhul.ac.uk (henry.stobartatrhul.ac.uk) for more details, and prepare a short 500-word statement in support of the application as well as a two-page CV by January 31 2020.