Reviews Editor | Art History: Journal of the Association for Art History

Application deadline 29 January 2021

The Reviews Editor of the Association for Art History’s prestigious journal, Art History, completes her term of office at the end of June 2021. Applications are therefore now sought for this position.

Art History is an international, refereed journal that promotes world-class art-historical scholarship from across the globe. It publishes essays and critical reviews that foreground methodological self-reflexivity and highlights specific areas of concern and interest to the field through its special issue programme. It represents the diversity of the discipline at large and welcomes submissions from both established and emerging scholars. Art History stands at the forefront of disciplinary challenges and is a model of excellence for original and innovative research.

Applications, consisting of a CV, a covering letter outlining the candidate’s experience, suitability for the post, and vision for the reviews section, and two letters of recommendation, should be sent by email to the Managing Editor by Friday 29 January 2021.

The role comprises the following responsibilities:

  • commissioning reviews of single and multiple books;
  • ensuring that Art History continues to include book reviews covering as wide a range of areas as possible;
  • ensuring that the standard of reviews continues to be high through careful choice of reviewers, and high editing standards;
  • ensuring that reviews are provided in a timely fashion.

The position is supported by the journal’s editorial office and applicants are expected to combine it with their regular employment. The successful candidate shall receive an honorarium of £5,300 per annum, and occupy the post for a period of up to five years, renewable annually.

For any further enquiries, please email the journal’s Managing Editor, Samuel Bibby.

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