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Exciting opportunity at the Journal of Information Literacy

Join our team!

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), is looking to appoint a new Managing Editor. The Managing Editor works closely with the Editor-in-Chief to ensure the continuing success of the journal by leading the administration of the peer review process, coordinating publication schedules, and managing the operations of the editorial team.

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About the role

The role holder will be responsible for taking a lead in the peer review process and day-to-day administration of the Journal of Information LiteracyClick here to see a full role description.

Who can apply?

We are seeking someone who has an awareness of current information literacy issues, is reliable, self-motivated and able to commit time to the journal throughout the year. The role is voluntary but rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team and with opportunities to speak, if you wish, at workshops and conferences.

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, which is unpaid, please send a CV and a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the job description.

Please send this personal statement, together with a CV, to The deadline for applications is Monday, 1 April 2024.

Feel free to get in touch with the current Managing Editor, Dr Meg Westbury ( or Dr Alison Hicks (, the Editor-in-Chief, if you have any questions about the role.

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group

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