Theatre Research International: Call for Senior Book Review Editor

28 April, 2018 by Chris Collins | 0 comments

DEADLINE: 30 April 2018.

Theatre Research International, a major international journal published three times a year by Cambridge University Press and affiliated with the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) seeks a Senior Book Review Editor

 Candidates are invited for the position of Senior Book Review Editor. This a dual role that encompasses:

1)    Responsibility for soliciting review copies of books on theatre and performance in the regions of Europe and Africa, and for commissioning reviews and editing copy. They will liaise with the incoming Senior Editor of the journal, Fintan Walsh.

2)    Responsibility for collating all reviews prior to submission to the publisher and serving as the primary point of contact for the publisher on reviews-related issues. They will liaise with the book review editors for the Americas (Mary P. Caulfield) and Asia-Pacific (Charlene Rajendran) regions.

 Candidates should have a strong publication record, hold a tenure-track position at a university, and possess a wide-ranging and up-to-date knowledge of scholarly publications in theatre and performance studies. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate recent participation at conferences and colloquia.

 The role will commence in June 2018 for a period of 4 years.

 DEADLINE: 30 April 2018.

 Candidates should send a letter of application explaining why you are suited for the role, and your ideas about what makes a good book review, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact details of two referees to:

Professor Elaine Aston
Vice-President (Internationalisation and Publications) IFTR
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
Lancaster University, UK


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