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NATECLA OPPORTUNITY: Language Issues Editor

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01 August 2017

NATECLA seeks applications for the next editor of its journal Language Issues for the three year period from January 2018 to December 2021.

Language Issues is the part peer reviewed journal for NATECLA, read by ESOL and community language professionals in the UK and beyond.  There are two editions a year, summer (June) and winter (December).

The editor is supported by the editorial board and the NATECLA national office.  

Language IssuesYou will have: 
  • editorial experience or be a published author in a peer-reviewed publication
  • experience of the peer-review process
  • qualifications and experience in a field relevant to language
  • established links with other experts in a relevant field
  • excellent time-management and team management skills 
  • experience of using new technologies and ideas on how to incorporate these to enhance the journal.

You will chair two editorial meetings a year (February and September, usually held in London) and be invited to attend NATECLA's Management Council meetings (Birmingham and London)

There is a small annual honorarium and all expenses are paid. The new editor will be invited to join the editorial board straight away and shadow the preparations for the December 2017.


Applications to job-share the role are welcome.


Key dates


Please send initial expressions of interest and your CV to the NATECLA national office (info@natecla.org.uk) by Friday 8th September 2017. 

The closing date for applications will be Friday 29th September 2017. Interviews will be held in October 2017.

We also invite colleagues interested in joining the Language Issues editorial board to send in their CV and an expression of interest.

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