Catégorie: General Message
Sujet: Editor for Politikon
Call for Applications
Editor of Politikon,
a journal of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)
Deadline for applications: February 22nd 2016
The International Association for Political Science Students is herewith launching a Call for Applications for the positions of Editor for its flagship journal Politikon.
A Politikon Editor is a position within the IAPSS Academic Department and will work closely with the Head of the Academic Department.
Politikon is the flagship publication of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS). It is recognized as one of the leading academic journals publishing the work of students from across the fields of political science and international relations. Founded in 2001, the journal is published four times a year (latest issue) and distributed online to more than 10,000 IAPSS members in more than 80 countries on every continent, as well as outside the IAPSS network.
Politikon publishes high quality research papers of undergraduate and graduate students from around the world, ensured by a double blind peer-review process, handled primarily by PhD candidates, post-doctoral students and young researchers.
IAPSS is looking for members of the Politikon Editorial Board. A suitable candidate IS REQUIRED to:
- Be a student enrolled in a graduate programme in one of the fields of political science, international relations or public policy, or early stage academicians with a graduate degree obtained no less than 5 years previous;
- Have a proven record of academic interest in the methodology of social sciences.
Furthermore, the position demands:
- dedication to the job,
- strong organizational skills,
- an excellent command of the English language,
- a high degree of autonomy,
- a professional level of communication,
- efficient time management, and
- the capacity to meet deadlines.
The position is – as all other positions within IAPSS – UNPAID and extends for the duration of two years, i.e. until the IAPSS World Congress 2017 scheduled to be held in April 2017.
In addition, occupying the position implies that you are a member of IAPSS at the moment of your installment, therefore, if you are not already a member you will be required to apply for membership in case of acceptance. All costs resulting from fulfilling the position, e.g. participation in an IAPSS panel and/or section at an international partner conference are fully covered.
If you would like to apply, please, send us your CV (max. 2 pages) alongside a 1-page letter of motivation incl. references to relevant personal and academic experiences to firstname.lastname@example.org until 22 February 2016.
Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of further questions or inquiries.
Head of the Academic Department International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)