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JIRD - Call for new Editor

Journal of International Relations and Development
Call for a new Editor/Editorial Team (2008-2012)

The Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA) is looking for a new editorial team to take over the running of JIRD from the present Editor-in-Chief Stefano Guzzini, at the beginning of 2008.

As a CEEISA journal, published by Palgrave/Macmillan in association with the Centre of International Relations at the University of Ljubljana, JIRD strives to reflect the wide range of interests in International Relations and International Political Economy. It addresses a range of global issues and leading theory debates. An important part of its mission is to stimulate and disseminate theory-aware research and scholarship in Central and Eastern Europe and throughout the international academic community.

The CEEISA wishes to maintain the high international standing that the journal has achieved in the past decade, and is therefore looking for a new editor with the strength and institutional support to sustain the tradition and position established by the previous editors. The post may be filled by either an editor or an editorial team headed by one person. The successful applicant/applying team must be based permanently at a European university or research institute, be fluent in English and have an internationally recognised track record of scholarship. The length of the tenure is expected to be four years.

Applicants should send the following information:

1. A statement of expressing interest in editing the journal, and a vision for the journal in the next four years;
2. A full resume and, if applicable, a full resume of all the suggested members of the Editorial Team - preference may be given to applicants who have included a scholar from the Central and Eastern European region as a member of their Editorial Team;
3. A letter from the Home Institution stating its commitment to support the potential editor. A statement about the provided financial and administrative support by the Home Institution could be an advantage in the selection process.

The successful applicant will have at their disposal an Editorial Assistant based at the Centre of International Relations, and/or some financial support to organise the editorial work at his or her Home Institution.

Please send your submissions via e-mail to Zlatko Sabic at Applications will close on 1 October 2007. It is envisaged that the handover process starts on 1 January 2008, and under any circumstances is to be completed by 30 June 2008.

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