Sector Opportunities

Call for Co-Editor-in-Chief for Arts and Health

Arts & Health an International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice published by Taylor and Francis is seeking a dedicated Co-Editor-in-Chief for the 2021 volume year.

Arts & Health  provides a pioneering international forum for the publication of research, policy and best practice within the interdisciplinary field of arts and health. This fast-emerging field has developed in response to international interest regarding the multifarious ways in which the arts contribute to health, wellbeing, social inclusion and healthcare practice across a range of settings.

Arts and Health are looking for a new Co-Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in public health, health promotion and health care. The successful applicant should also demonstrate their passion to drive the journal forward.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the existing Co-Editor on editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. They, will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.

Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognised as a leading figure within the academic community.

Interested in applying?

Here are the skills and attributes Arts & Health would be looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Someone who is active in the international research community with strong personal networks
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors
  • The willingness and ability to work with an established Co-Editor

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2020

The role will formally begin in January 2021. It is expected there will be a transition period.

How to submit

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, their CV, and their vision statement for the journal to Melody Harris, Portfolio Manager on melody.harris[at]

For more information visit the Taylor and Francis Website >>

Arts and Health Journal

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