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[Commlist] Editor of Media Practice & Education
Mon Jul 27 22:53:01 GMT 2020
*Would you like to be the Editor****of **Media Practice and Education?*
Media Practice and Education is the leading global forum for sharing
creative media praxis research. The journal sees media practice as broad
ranging and interdisciplinary, enabling it to make an impactful
contribution to the advancement of practice-based knowledge. The Board
are committed to encouraging the exploration of the interplay between
critical and theoretical reflection and the creative practice of media
practitioners and media practice educators.
Media Practice and Education is keen to recruit a new editor with
experience in transcultural media practice and production, as well as an
academic background in media education. The successful candidate must
have the passion to drive the journal forward enhancing its reach and
reputation. Cognisant of the imperatives of decolonisation, the
successful candidate will actively enhance the journal’s inclusivity,
leading and shaping the dynamic dialogue within the editorial board to
envision strategies that enact decolonisation within media practice
research.This is a significant opportunity to help shape the future of
an increasingly important field.
The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and
decision-making on submissions. They 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. There
will be an agreed handover period with the out-going Editor to ensure
seamless transition. The board is open to the appointment of a sole
editor or co-editors and administrative support for the role from within
the successful applicant/s institution is desirable.
Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any
journal-related expenses. Taylor & Francis will supply annual reports
reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises an
online submission and peer review system, through Editorial Manager.
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:*
* Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the
highest quality submissions including an awareness of different
media production contexts;
* The ability to envision a decolonising agenda for media practice
research that renews our commitment to anti-racism, enhances the
journal’s inclusivity and builds methods for support to
under-represented and under-resourced communities;
* An active participant in the field of media practice with dynamic
* Strong organizational skills to ensurethat submissions are handled
in a timely manner;
* The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues
such as Associate Editors.
* Editor(s) do not need to be UK-based.
Applications deadline: Mon Oct 12^th . Interviews; Fri Oct 30th - times
TBC according to time zones. We hope the successful applicant(s) will
start the role formally in early January 2021. As stated, this position
may be available as a co-editorship – please note your interest in this
in your application.
*Submitting your Application*
If you would like to apply for the position of Editor/Co-Editors**please
forward your CV/s, a covering letter and a statement of your vision for
the journal to (research /at/ lcc.arts.ac.uk)
<mailto:(research /at/ lcc.arts.ac.uk)>Please put ‘Application; Editor of Media
Practice and Education Journal’ in the email header. Your vision
statement should be no longer than two pages of A4 and should cover:
* Goals and Vision for the journal with an eye towards the growing
field of media practice research;
* Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place
* 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.
The application package should also include a representative sample of
practice that reflects the applicant’s interest/activity in the field of
media practice research.
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