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Call for expressions of interest for PACJA roles

Call for new PACJA Editor

PACFA’s online journal, PACJA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia), is searching for a new Editor.

PACJA is an international, peer-reviewed journal which aims to contribute to the evidence-base for counselling and psychotherapy. The journal publishes theoretical essays, experiential reports, and empirical studies featuring quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method approaches.

PACJA has now published five editions and is currently preparing edition six which will be published early in 2018. PACJA now aims to publish two editions a year in August and February.

The role of the Editor involves oversight of the review process of submitted articles, decision making on inclusion/exclusion according to PACJA’s mission and criteria for authors, supporting new authors through the review process, sourcing potential articles and authors for the journal, particularly for themed editions, and writing an Editorial introducing published articles for each edition of PACJA.

This is an academic service role, however, in acknowledgement of the growth in PACJA and in the Editor’s role, the position now carries an annual stipend of $15,000.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and skilled academic to gain editing experience in a high quality journal in the psychotherapy and counselling field. Candidates will have strong writing and editing skills and experience of the submission process for peer-reviewed journals.

To view the Position Description for the role, go to the Employment page.

To express interest in this opportunity, please send your curriculum vitae and Expression of Interest to the PACFA Research Chair, Dr Ione Lewis, at natresearch@pacfa.org.au.

Call for PACJA Book Review Editor

PACFA is calling for a Book Review Editor. The role that involves overseeing the preparation and editing of the book reviews that are published in PACJA.

This is a voluntary academic service role and is an opportunity for a suitably qualified and skilled academic to gain editing experience in a high quality journal in the psychotherapy and counselling field.  Candidates will have strong writing and editing skills.

To express interest in this opportunity, please send your curriculum vitae to the PACFA Research Chair, Dr Ione Lewis, at natresearch@pacfa.org.au.