Call for Editors: The Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy [ISSN 2394-2657]: Apply by August 29

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Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy (ISSN 2394-2657) is a student reviewed bi-annual journal which invites applications for its Editorial Board.

Posts Available

  1. Associate Editor – 3 posts
  2. Assistant Publishing Editor – 1 post

About IJLPP:

The journal is a solemn effort to promote erudite discernment and academic scholarship over the contradictions which have given way for a continuing debate between the relationship of law and public policy. It seeks to create a platform where there is a flow of ideas and thoughts regarding issues mutually relating to law and public policy.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be in or above 3rd year (5 year course) or 2nd year (3 year course) of Law College or in Masters or Research Scholar in Law.
  2. The applicant must have a strong research and analysis skill.
  3. The applicant must possess strong command over English language.
  4. The applicant must have at least one publication with a peer reviewed journal or at least two paper presentation at national conferences.
  5. The applicant must work exclusively for IJLPP and any form of parallel association with any other journal is not allowed.

Note:

  • An awareness of current affairs and contemporary debates in law will be valuable.
  • A familiarity with web applications and publication would be welcome.
  • Preference will be given to candidates having prior editorial experience or research experience. However, the same is not a pre-requisite to apply.

*Kindly specifically mention any special qualification held in respect to any of the above mentioned requirement.

Responsibility:

Associate Editor(s) will be tasked primarily with the job of reviewing the article, checking the quality and plagiarism (if any) and preparing the review report on the same. The selected candidates will be required to sign agreement of confidentiality.

Assistant Publishing Editor will be responsible for drafting, design, publication and ancillary works thereof. This post is open only for applicants based in Delhi.

About serving on the IJLPP Editorial Board: Interested students may submit their updated CV along with a statement of purpose to [email protected] before 29thAugust, 2018 with the subject ‘Application for Student Editor’.

Board membership provides an opportunity to discuss issues of importance in education, develop collaborative relationships with scholars and colleagues, and gain editorial skills and scholarly publishing experience. The current board consists of practicing lawyers of Supreme Court of India and students from Leiden University, SAU, JMI, NLUAA, NALSAR, NLUD and IPU. These positions offer an opportunity to engage with a range of writing and research on law, policy and social sciences.

Questions and requests for more information may be addressed to the current Managing Editor, Ms. Shreya Shukla at [email protected].