Call for Applications: Work, Employment and Society Editorial Board

Work, employment and society Editorial Board

Call for Applications

Deadline: Wednesday 21 September 2016, 17:00 (GMT) 

Work, employment and society is seeking 10 new members to join its Editorial Board and serve for three years from January 2017 to end of December 2019.

The Board welcomes applications involving any areas of methodological, theoretical and empirical expertise, though all applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in and understanding of sociology. Candidates with expertise in the following areas are particularly needed:

  • Quantitative methods
  • Gender, work and employment
  • Labour markets
  • Knowledge work/the professions
  • International and comparative sociology of work and employment
  • Unpaid, invisible and ‘non-standard’ forms of work and employment
  • Migration
  • Intersectionality
  • Creative industries
  • Economic/labour geography 

WES seeks academics based in the UK for the editorial board, but welcomes members from diverse backgrounds – both cultural and academic – to contribute to the diversity of research published by the journal.

The full call and online application form are available at:

If you have queries about the application process, please contact UK Engage, who are running the election process at:

If you have queries about the role or about your eligibility, please contact the Chair of the Editorial Board, Professor Jackie O’Reilly (J.O’

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