Intersections: Postgraduate Journal for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


About Intersections

Intersections, a postgraduate journal for multidisciplinary exchange of research and practice at Ulster University. The journal is an annual meeting place that is aimed primarily at the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. It offers current PhD and MA candidates, and early career researchers an opportunity to share reviews, processes and emerging theories.

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Call for editorial team

We are currently building a new team of three PhD researchers to produce issue 3 of Intersections. If selected to join our editorial team, you will lead and further develop an open and supportive research community at Ulster University.

You will gain a first-hand insight into the processes of academic publishing and develop a range of professional and transferable skills which have significant responsibility and value to our research environment.

The roles are voluntary. It is expected that everyone will work with enthusiasm and flexibility to share responsibilities across the editorial team.


About the role

Principal duties and responsibilities of the editorial team include:

Editorial

  • Work with the team to write and publish the call for papers and recruit peer reviewers for Issue 3
  • Liaise with authors and peer reviewers to relay feedback and training
  • Edit and proofread submissions
  • Update the website and promote Intersections via social media
  • Organise the annual exhibition and the public launch of Issue 3
  • Edit and proofread submissions
  • Organise and promote the annual exhibition and the public launch of Issue 3

Design

  • Produce the cover and inner spread design for Intersections Issue 3 using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign (experience of using these programmes is desirable)
  • Liaise with local printers to prepare and print the finished journal to a high quality
  • Provide design solutions for the content of promotional material (call for papers, launch invitations, etc.)

Communications

  • Communications with those who submit work to the journal, peer reviewers, University staff (website etc.)
  • Liaise with the Research Director for Art & Design and Postgraduate Tutor
  • Publish the call for papers and call for peer reviewers via University and Faculty emails
  • Carry out social media management to promote the journal to authors, peer reviewers and readers

A handover pack of supporting material and templates will be provided to successful candidates. The new Intersections Editorial Team will be announced in November 2020.


How to get involved

Please complete your application using our Google form and submit by Wednesday 18th November.

If you want like to find out more information about the editorial team please get in touch with Marc Olivier-Loiseau by email, olivier-m@ulster.ac.uk.