Call for Editor Proposals

Call for Editor Proposals
Springer is now inviting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief* of the Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019.

Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the development of the field of employee relations by presenting high-quality, peer-reviewed original research articles and by linking practitioner concerns involving the employment relationship with academic rigor. The journal is interdisciplinary in focus, drawing from a broad range of disciplines including ethics, organizational behavior, law, economics, sociology, social psychology, industrial and employment relations, administrative and organizational studies, and philosophy to further the understanding of both employee responsibilities and rights. The journal offers an international forum for the publication of scholarly peer-reviewed original research including qualitative and quantitative empirical studies, case studies, critical commentaries, and conceptual and dialectic presentations.

In addition, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal publishes a Perspectives Section that showcases important contributions in formats other than the traditional research article. Such contributions include symposia/roundtable discussions, commentaries, review essays, interviews, and book reviews. 
In coordination with a Springer Publishing Editor, editorial responsibilities include:
• Shaping the strategic direction of the journal
• Managing the peer review process via Editorial Manager
• Making final article acceptance decisions
• Proposing and working with members of an active Editorial Board
• Representing the Journal at relevant conferences and an annual editorial meeting

The application should include a one to two page journal development plan or brief summary that covers your:
• Experience of publishing in the field
• Editorial experience, ideally with an academic journal
• Professional and academic links
• Proposed vision for the Journal, including:
> Assessment of the current Journal aims and scope
> Changes that could be made to increase impact
> Journal reviewers and editorial board members
> Areas of focus for future special issues

Along with the development plan, interested applicants should send a curriculum vita and cover letter to the responsible Springer Publishing Editor, Allison DeVille, at Please use the email subject line ERRJ Call for Editor.
*A team of Co-Editors or unique editorial structures will also be considered.