Call for applications: Associate Editor Mentoring Opportunities in the fields of Social Sciences & Education Earth & Environmental Sciences

As a multidisciplinary journal, the Journal’s editorial board is composed of ten, part-time, discipline-specific Associate Editors who are responsible for managing the peer review of submissions in their disciplines.

The South African Journal of Science is offering a one-year mentoring opportunity for early career researchers to gain valuable editorial experience working with an Associate Editor. The opportunity is open to emerging South African researchers with a PhD in the fields of Social Sciences & Education and Earth & Environmental Sciences. Candidates should have a publication record but little or no editorial experience.

Applications should be submitted to and must include:

  • The mentorship for which you are applying (Social Sciences & Education / Earth & Environmental Sciences)
  • A CV including a list of published papers and three references
  • A motivation detailing your suitability as a candidate, your aspirations for the South African Journal of Science, and your expectations of the mentorship

The mentorship is not a full-time position and can be accomplished as part of current academic responsibilities. Candidates can be based anywhere in South Africa.

Enquiries: or 012 349 6616

Applications close on 20 April 2018. Candidates will be notified by 30 April 2018.