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Vacant position: Assistant Editor, Danish Yearbook of Philosophy

Vacant position: Assistant Editor, Danish Yearbook of Philosophy

No salary, part-time, mostly web-based work-from-home on private PC.


The oldest international Danish philosophy journal, Danish Yearbook of Philosophy (DYP), and the official journal of the Danish Philosophical Society, is seeking an Assistant Editor. The job consists in assisting with the ongoing operations in cooperation with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor.

DYP has signed a new contract with the publisher Brill. From 2022, DYP will for the first time publish two issues annually, in total around 200 pages or 15-25 articles. Growth is possible, if justified by the quality of the submissions. Of the two annual issues, one will be a special issue based on the annual meetings in the Danish Philosophical Society and with guest-editors from the meetings. The other issue will be edited by the Managing Editor and the Editor-in-Chief. Issue-editors are responsible for providing adequate reviews based on suggestions from the authors.

The Assistant Editor helps sustaining the annual rhythm of the journal and the ongoing progress of all the necessary operations, i.e. the prereview process, the review-process and post-review process, including the annual consultation with the local editorial board, communicating with the international editorial board and the planned establishment of an international advisory board.

The ongoing tasks includes helping to decide, if received submissions qualify for review, needs revisions to qualify for this or should be rejected right away. In addition, assisting with the assignment of manuscripts to guest-editors, the assignment of and communication with reviewers, and the communication of decisions to authors. In addition, helping to secure that accepted submissions have the right format, to assign copy-editors, to secure that manuscripts are ready for production and transferring them. DYP uses the Editorial Manager system to facilitate all of these processes. Tasks also include posting announcements and reminders about calls for papers, subscriptions, the release of new issues, and other relevant material to listservs and social media accounts.

To qualify for the position, the applicant must be post-graduate student, preferably already Ph.D. in philosophy. DYP publishes in English, German and French; apart from English, the Assistant Editor must know well at least one of the other two official languages.

Presently, the editorial team consist of editor-in-chief, managing editor and review editor, who handles book-reviews. The Assistant Editor will primarily assist the former two editors. If necessary, the team may in the future be expanded.

Application (one page and one page c.v.) to the president of the Danish Philosophical Society and present Managing Editor, Asger Sørensen aso@edu.au.dk. New Deadline December 1st 12 o’clock.

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