The Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section seek to appoint a Co-Editor to the journal, Spatial Economic Analysis.
Co-Editor (one position available)
Co-Editors of Spatial Economic Analysis are expected to:
- Support the peer review process by selecting referees on appropriate manuscripts (assigned to them by the Editor in Chief) and making recommendations to the Editor in Chief based on referee reports. The peer review process is double blind on all submitted manuscripts.
- Use ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submissions tracking system, to assist in the editorial process.
- Comment on and contribute to the editorials, which are written by the Editor in Chief for publication in each general issue (not for special issues).
- Continue the development of the journal and in particular to encourage submissions and special issues from leading writers in the field.
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 Co-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 Associations 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, Regional Studies Association – email@example.com; Paul Elhorst, Editor in Chief – firstname.lastname@example.org
The manifesto and supporting documents should be sent to Suede Stanton-Drudy at email@example.com (subject line: Call for Co-Editor, Spatial Economic Analysis).
Closing date: Monday 31st January 2022, 17.00 (GMT).
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.