Call for Journal Editor

Call for Applications

Editor: International Review for the Sociology of Sport

The International Sociology of Sport Association executive board is soliciting candidates for the position of editor of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

Published since 1966, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport is recognised as a high profile journal:

  • Indexed on ISI
  • Publishes 8 issues per year
  • Amongst SAGE’s most accessed sociology journals, with a 31% increase in article downloads over the discipline average
  • See http://irs.sagepub.com/

The new editor will assume the position in January 2018 and during the interim will begin working with the current editor, Lawrence Wenner, to become familiar with journal operations and procedures. The term of office is 4 years and an annual budget of 6,600 UK pound sterling is allocated to support editorial operations.

The candidate should be a strong scholar with experience as an editor, associate editor, or active editorial board member. A willingness to work collaboratively to ensure that the journal meets ISSA standards and goals will be required. The applicant must also be proficient in managing the submitted manuscripts and to expedite reviews.

The International Sociology of Sport Association executive board will review applications and select the candidates. If you have questions about the position, do not hesitate to contact the current editor, Lawrence Wenner, or the members of the search committee.

Candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a statement about their vision or plan for the journal and their relevant experience by email no later than January 31, 2017, to:

 

Christine Dallaire

President, ISSA

president@issa1965.org

Members of the search committee (see http://issa1965.org/board/): Christine Dallaire, Elizabeth Pike, Cora Burnett-Louw, John Horne, Mike Sam, Mary McDonald, Brent McDonald