The Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (SJDR) is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal published by Stockholm University Press. The journal is financially supported by the joint committee for Nordic research councils in the humanities and social sciences (NOS-HS) and The Nordic Network of Disability Research (NNDR).
SJDR welcomes applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) to succeed the current EIC in the spring of 2022. Previous experience with Disability Studies / Disability Research as an author and a peer reviewer is required, and previous editorial responsibility is preferred. The position is contracted for a term of 3 years with a 2-year renewal option. The position is not supported financially, however, travel and other necessary expenses linked to the carrying out of the EiC’s responsibilities are available.
Deadline to apply is March 31st 2022
We are seeking to appoint Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for The Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (SJDR). The SJDR is firmly established as the leading Nordic journal in the field of Disability Research / Disability Studies, providing a forum for academic critique and analysis for the Nordic as well as the global Disability Studies / Disability Research community. The SJDR has been hosted by Stockholm University Press as an Open Access journal since 2017. The journal’s home address: https://www.sjdr.se
The Journal was founded by the Nordic Network of Disability Research (NNDR), and the NNDR board formally employs the EiC. The NNDR has no editorial responsibility for the SJDR which lies with the EiC and editorial team exclusively.
Travel and other necessary expenses linked to the carrying out of the EiC’s responsibilities are available. The workload involvement varies. The EiC will lead an editorial team of co-editors and one assisting editor lending administrative support together with Stockholm University Press.
Deadline to apply is March 31st 2022.
To apply please e-mailed Patrick Kermit (firstname.lastname@example.org) attaching the following
1. A letter of interest stating
- why you are interested in taking on this position (i.e., your motivation and visions for the journal)
- why you are qualified to serve in this position
- description of prior editorial experience
2. Curriculum vitae
3. If you are able to obtain support from your employer and/or institution, please enclose a letter of support.
Applications will be reviewed by the NNDR Board and interviews will be conducted virtually in March and April.