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Any vacancies for the Irish Journal of Anthropology will be listed here:

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Seeking Website Editor



Seeking Website Editor for the Irish Journal of Anthropology


Due to increased volume of submissions and activity within the Irish Journal of Anthropology we hereby invite applications for the role of Website Editor. This is a new position in a reformulated Editorial Team. Expressions of interest will be shortlisted and those shortlisted will receive an outline of the exact duties and requirements before interview. Interviews are likely to take place in Late August/ Early September '16 in Dublin but can be conducted via Skype to facilitate applicants who cannot travel to Dublin. Applications should include a short expression of interest together with a C.V. highlighting any editorial experience. Applications can be sent in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Description

Website Editor [WE] maintains the Anthropological Association of Ireland website under the supervision of the Editor in Chief of the Irish Journal of Anthropology and the Social Media Coordinator of the Anthropological Association of Ireland.  The WE is a website specialist who will advise the journal and the association on any website requirements and prepares all material for uploading.

S/He is the custodian of AAI and the Journal’s websites and will devise procedures for working with both. S/He is responsible for maintaining the website and digital archive of the Irish Journal of Anthropology.

This is an unpaid position that requires 2/3 hours work per week during busy periods (twice a year).

Person Specification

The IJA is looking for someone with experience of the joomla (2.5) and website design (introductory training can be given and the existing website and procedures will be explained). The IJA will welcome new and innovative ideas from the Website Editor so this is a chance to make a mark on an international journal that is transitioning to a new place in the print and digital realms in a highly competitive environment.

The Journal

The Irish Journal of Anthropology is a biannual publication serving the Anthropological Association of Ireland and wider international community of anthropologists. The journal is undergoing a period of expansion both in print and digital formats. The journal commands an international audience with roughly 1/3 International, 1/3 UK and 1/3 Republic of Ireland. The journal is available free online with members receiving a print copy twice a year. The journal includes 4 regular sections – Comment, Articles, Interview and Book Reviews and offers an annual AAI conference issues and a general issue alternating with special issues each year.

News Flash

 Anthropology at Queens gains international support

International Organisations have come together in a show of support for continuing Anthropology at Queens University Belfast. Links to each of the issued letters are avaiable below:


IUAES, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Open Letter to QUB


WCAA, World Council of Anthropological Associations Open Letter to QUB


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