Peer reviewing is an essential part of academic publishing and we value our reviewers greatly in helping to develop sociological research. Being a part of the SRO Editorial Board gives members a chance to review up-and-coming research and help push this research forward. The journal publishes research articles, special sections and rapid response pieces. We also welcome work that makes use of visual and audio materials to bring variety and depth to our sociological understanding.
Duties of Editorial Board members include reviewing submissions to the journal, both in areas of individual expertise and as a general reader. On average Board members can expect to be asked to review roughly one paper a month and are expected to do so within two weeks. In addition, Board members are expected to contribute to the running of the journal by participating in meetings of the Editorial Board which are held by telephone conference two or three times a year.
Applications from sociologists with expertise in all areas will be welcome, but we would be particularly interested in hearing from this with expertise in:
- Quantitative methods
- Sociology of the family
- Sociology of race and ethnicity
- Political sociology
- Social theory
Candidates may be based in any geographical location provided that they have adequate access to the internet. All correspondence is conducted by email and over the internet. The journal is published in English and a good working knowledge of the language is required. Nominations of individuals at all career stages will be considered, although normally Board members would be expected to have obtained a doctorate or have equivalent experience.
Read SRO’s latest issue including a special section on exploitation.