The Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section seek to appoint an Early Career Editor to the journal, Spatial Economic Analysis.
Early Career Editor (one position available)
The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on 31st August 2021. The Early Career Editor will join the existing team of Co-Editors in managing the peer review of general submissions in their area of expertise, enhancing the journal’s reputation as a world-leading publication in the field of regional studies, and ensuring that it is in a position to attract the best authors and papers for its readership.
The appointment is a mentored role and will normally have a fixed term of three years after which it will be re-advertised. Re-application as the Early Career Editor is not permitted as this position is designed to offer capacity building and training within the academy.
Responding to the Call for Expressions of Interest
In making expressions of interest candidates are invited to submit:
- A brief editorial manifesto outlining their intentions for the safeguarding and further development of the academic excellence, relevance and scope of Spatial Economic Analysis;
- An indication of host institution support; and
- A full CV – these may be in summary form but should give enough information to demonstrate embeddedness in the field, e.g., information about networks, conferences attended, relevant publications, professional memberships, etc.
The selection of the new Early Career Editor will be made by the Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association – British and Irish Section in the light of recommendations from the Regional Studies Association’s Publications Committee on which RSAI BIS representatives sit for decisions on Spatial Economic Analysis. The post is for commencement as soon as possible after the decision has been made.
The successful candidate may wish to join one or both Association’s as a member. For clarity non-members may apply. Further details on are available from the Regional Studies Association Office or from the Association website at https://www.regionalstudies.org/about/memberships/ and for RSAI BIS go to: https://www.rsai-bis.org/membership.html
Interested applicants with questions about the journal are invited to contact: Sally Hardy, Chief Executive, RSA, firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning + 44 (0)1273 698017
Please send your applications (manifesto & CV) to Klara – email@example.com (subject line: Call for Editor, Spatial Economic Analysis)
Closing date: No later than 5pm (BST), Tuesday 31st August 2021.
Spatial Economic Analysis
Spatial Economic Analysis is a pioneering economics journal dedicated to the development of theory and methods in spatial economics, published quarterly by two of the world’s leading learned societies in the analysis of spatial economics, the Regional Studies Association and the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International.
The journal takes regional economics as its focus and is targeted at international audiences. It is a leading outlet for high quality research from international contributors in the field of regional economic analysis.
See the journal website for more details: http://rsa.tandfonline.com/toc/rsea20/current
For details of the journal metrics to go: https://rsa.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=journalMetrics&journalCode=rsea20
The journal benefits from professional editorial support. The journal is included in print, online or both to all categories of Regional Studies Association members. It is also available to members of the Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section. It is sold by the Publishers to a large subscriber base by the Publisher, Routledge. The journal is available singly to subscribers or as part of a pack with other RSA journals including Regional Studies; Territory, Politics, Governance; and Area Development and Policy. The Association also publishes Regional Studies, Regional Science which is a gold open access journal only available online.