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Administrator (Assistant Editor)

Institute of Criminology, Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 17th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £26,715-£30,942 pro rata
  • REF: JL25699
  • Closes: 28th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

The Institute of Criminology seeks to appoint a part-time Administrator (Assistant Editor) reporting to the University Lecturer in Neurocriminology in her role as Editor-in-Chief, European Journal of Criminology.

The post will be 0.2 FTE (7.3 hours per week) and is available from 8th March 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. Due to the limited funding for this post, the post is fixed term until end of February 2026.

The Administrator (Assistant Editor) will provide administrative support to the University Lecturer in Neurocriminology in her role as Editor-in-Chief, European Journal of Criminology. The European Journal of Criminology is the flagship journal of the European Society of Criminology, which has a permanent base at the University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology. The Assistant Editor will support the production of this leading criminological journal, facilitating its contribution to the scholarly output of the Institute and to the Institute’s strong presence as a key centre for European Criminology.

Key tasks include processing manuscripts upon receipt; maintaining oversight of the review process and ensuring it advances in a timely fashion; maintaining communication between associate editors, authors and the Editor-in-Chief; working with a Peer Review Assistant at SAGE Publishing to oversee the production process; using SAGE Track to provide information to the journal’s Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board regarding the peer review process, journal content, readership, marketing, etc., and contribute to the production of reports thereon.

For this role, it is essential that the post holder has a broad knowledge of criminology as well as experience in academic publishing, providing administrative support in a team context and working with large databases/systems which involve the tracking of projects or clients over time.

Full information regarding the role and its responsibilities can be found in the attached Further Particulars.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years (to end February 2026).

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interviews will be held on Friday 5th March 2021

Informal enquiries can be directed to HRCoordinator@crim.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference JL25699 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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