Development Studies Research: An Open Access Journal You could be the next Editor

Development Studies Research

We are looking for a new Editor to join Development Studies Research's enthusiastic editorial board. If you’ve got a background in development studies and are passionate about the field, then we want to hear from you! 

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

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. For more information on the role of a journal editor, click here.

Interested in applying?

If you would like to apply for the position of editor please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Managing Editor Gemma Parsons at Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it;
  • How you would work in partnership with the editorial board;
  • How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions;
  • How you would work with authors.