Freelancer, Part-time · London
OVERVIEW OF POSITION
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders (IJLCD)
We are seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the IJLCD to co-lead our supportive editorial team from July/August 2023.
The IJLCD is an international, peer-reviewed journal, which draws together findings from research in language and communication disorders. The IJLCD is published in six issues per year, with occasional special issues.
The role of Editor-in-Chief is a senior leadership position in SLT research. It offers the post-holder the opportunity to lead on strategic and editorial development of the journal, to maximise the dissemination of high-quality research in the field of communication disorders and related SLT activities
KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate for this position will:
Experience as an SLT and membership of the RCSLT are desirable
RCSLT EMPLOYEES BENEFITS:
Applicants should send a covering letter, curriculum vitae and list of publications along with a short statement outlining the following:
Please send applications by 9am on 16.05.2023
Applicants will be invited to interview in late May or June.
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For further information please contact one of the current Editors in Chief – firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Paul.Conroy@manchester.ac.uk - or the RCSLT’s Head of Research & Outcomes firstname.lastname@example.org
IJLCD is published by Wiley on behalf of the RCSLT. As a signatory to the Joint Commitment for Action on Inclusion and Diversity in Publishing, which aims to drive positive change within scholarly publishing, Wiley is committed to implementing sustainable and positive change to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through the editorial processes and policies of its publications. This includes encouraging diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our editorial teams, reviewers, and authors as appropriate and consistent with local regulations. Our publications do not tolerate harassment or discrimination against an individual on the grounds of age, ancestry, colour, religious creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other category protected by law.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is the professional body for speech and language therapists (SLTs) across the UK. The RCSLT support SLTs by providing leadership, setting professional standards, facilitating research, promoting better education, and training.
The RCSLT team consists of over 70 staff who offer support to over 21,000 members. Colleagues are predominantly based in the London office and others in Belfast, Edinburgh, and Cardiff offices.