Call for Expressions of Interest: Book Review Editor


lambda nordica is a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal of LGBTQ studies. The oldest of its kind in the Nordic region, the journal is dedicated to interdisciplinary research in lesbian/gay/bi/trans* and queer studies.

The journal is now looking for a new book review editor to complement the editorial team, with preferred start date in January-February 2022, for an initial two years. This is a great opportunity for somebody with a keen interest in developing queer and LGBTQI+ scholarly publishing further in Nordic Europe and beyond; the task yields much room for creativity and provides a platform for developing a good overview of the scholarly field, and establishing research contacts. A small compensation is rendered for each published issue.

We are looking for:

  • Good knowledge of gender, feminist, queer and LGBTQI+ scholarship and disciplines in the Nordic region and Europe especially;
  • First language knowledge of a Scandinavian language
  • Excellent knowledge of academic English
  • Ability to work independently, plan long-term and work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Previous editorial experience is a plus

The responsibilities that the position entails are:

  • Soliciting and editing high quality reviews of recent publications that are relevant to lambda nordica’s readership
  • Contributing to the overall editorial processes
  • Managing the book reviews process in the online manuscript system
  • Liaise with the editors-in-chief and the Board in planning and developing the journal’s profile

Interested applicants can send a short statement of interest along with a 1-page summarized CV to: by November 29th .