Vacancy for Editor "The Development Review - ISSN 2220-7651"

The Development Review (ISSN 2220-7651) is an international Journal aimed at bringing the voices from the grassroots. It is a scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary,  journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in the development sector.  It is published quarterly.Specific focus of the journal is on the following subjects.

  • Poverty
  • Gender in Development
  • Social Enterprises and Livelihood Interventions
  • Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Methodologies
  • Applications of Sociological and Economic Theories in Action
  • Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Issues
  • Education and Children's Development

The main objective of the journal is to bring together technical and applied research findings and use them to advocate policy changes.  The Development Review publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, theories in practice, technical notes, field level case studies and book reviews.

We are currently looking for a motivated individual with experience in combining Research and Development practice to work as a Editor for The Development Review Journal. 

The candidate  understands the impact that a high quality scholarly journal can have on improving knowledge for development practitioners, researchers and policy makers. The successful candidate will recognize the need to engage the journal’s audiences at all levels and develop its  content and global reach. They will establish a vision for the role and  advances the journal’s international reputation and profile, and provides engaging and informed content.

Joint applications will be considered from two or more individuals willing to act as a team to focus on the professional and academic aspects of the journal. Applicants can be home based but presence in Ethiopia or East Africa is highly preferred. Full editorial support and training will be  provided, as well as an annual honorarium.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday,  26th  November 2013. Interviews will be held in December via Skype or in person depending on the candidate's base. Successful candidate  officially taking up the post from 1st January  2014. The term of office will be 1 year in the first instance, with a 3 month probation. The contract will be renewed for 2 years on mutual agreement depending on performance.

The application should include your CV, a letter explaining your interest in the post, your views of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for the journal (a basic analysis of the journal and its competitors), and an outline of what your  editorial policy and vision might be. Send your application to

Editorial Board

The Development Review

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Comment by Pratibha Mehra on October 29, 2013 at 16:47

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