Call for Applications for Book & Media Review Editor of Children, Youth and Environments

End Date: 
Jul 15, 2017

Call for Applications for Book & Media Review Editor of Children, Youth and Environments

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The Editors are soliciting applications for a Book & Media Review Editor of the journal Children, Youth and Environments. The new Book & Media Review Editor will transition into the position during the fall of 2017, working with the outgoing Book Review Editor Angela Kreutz to become familiar with procedures.
Book & Media Review Editor is a volunteer position. Qualifications include experience in a field related to children’s environments, some editing and publishing experience, and familiarity with the Children, Youth and Environments journal. Responsibilities include: identifying relevant books and media by conducting searches and connecting with publishers and other outlets, recruiting qualified reviewers, sending guidelines and a review copy of the book/media to reviewers, facilitating the review and revision processes, sending anonymous reviews to authors for their responses, forwarding reviews and responses to the copy editor, communicating with the Editors, and sending published reviews and responses to the publishers of the book/media. 
Applicants should submit a copy of their vita and a brief letter of interest describing relevant experience to the journal’s Managing Editor, Leslie Kochanowski (email: Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2017.
Readers of Children, Youth and Environments represent a range of fields including education, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, and nonprofit and government agencies in child advocacy and international development. The journal publishes papers on a broad range of topics and approaches, including quantitative and qualitative empirical research, theoretical, methodological and historical investigations, critical literature reviews, design analyses, post-occupancy evaluations, policy studies, and program assessments. It uses a double-blind peer review process. Through its publication platform, JSTOR, more than 1,700 libraries worldwide subscribe, in addition to individual subscribers. Readers in more than 100 countries request over 35,000 full text papers a year. The Editorial Advisory Board includes global leaders in the field of child, youth and environment research and practice. See for more information about the journal.