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English-Language Editor Needed

We are looking for a new member for the Editorial Team of the International Journal of Psychotherapy: the European Association of Psychotherapy's journal (www.ijp.org.uk).

This journal has a circulation of about 120,000 psychotherapists all over Europe and beyond.  It is now in its 26th year of publication.  It comes out 3 times a year as an e-Journal, with some printed copies.

We are looking at "succession planning" and would like expressions of interest for a potential new member of the Editorial Team: an ‘English-language’ Editor.  

This person must be a psychotherapist, in good standing, who has had a clinical practice for at least 10 years; they must / should have English as their 1st language and be familiar with the normal rules of English punctuation, good syntax, spelling, etc.  Some previous Editorial work would be a distinct advantage. 

We are looking for someone who is prepared to offer a minimum 5-year commitment.  Ideally, they should be somewhat familiar with the EAP and its political role in Europe.  They should also be familiar with several of the different mainstreams and modalities of psychotherapy.  They should have some familiarity with appraising research articles, though they do not have to be a researcher.  They should have some experience of reviewing articles for publication.  It would also be useful if they had some experience with managing a website.

There would be some remuneration offered, dependent on the amount of work that they take on.  They would work with the present Editor and other members of the Editorial Team for an initial period covering 2-3 issues.  

Please contact Courtenay Young: admin@ijp.org.uk in the first instance.