Call for Editor, Editorial Secretary and Subeditor


Ethnologia Fennica, a journal of European ethnology published by the Association of Finnish Ethnologists (Ethnos ry) is looking for one article editor, Editorial Secretary and 2 subeditors to the editorial team for the next 3-year period (2021–2023).

Ethnologia Fennica is an English language journal that publishes original scholarly articles, review articles, congress reports and book reviews that promote ethnological research. The articles undergo double-blind peer review. The journal is published twice a year. Starting from vol. 43 (2018), the journal has been published online with full open access. For more information:

Article editor candidates should have PhD degree in Ethnology or related disciplines and experience in editorial tasks. The editorial tasks of editorial secretary and subeditors are suited for PhD students and the candidates are expected to hold MA in ethnology of related disciplines. All tasks offer valuable academic merits and a unique view to the contemporary ethnological research and international scholarly publishing.

Editorial secretary needs to hold good communication skills in both Finnish and English. Experience of editing scientific texts is a benefit, but the secretary will be trained to participate in the editorial process and use portal.

The tasks of subeditors include editing of book reviews and conference reports, commentaries, and news, and tasks related to communication.

The Editorial Secretary and the editors are appointed for a period of three years but can continue for further periods. Editorial Secretary will receive an annual compensation for the task. Editors or subeditors are not paid.

Written applications (one page) with a CV including a list of publications (max. 2 pages) attached can be sent to before April 15, 2020.

The members of the editorial team are chosen and appointed by Ethnos ry.

For further questions we encourage you to contact the current Editors-in-Chief Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto (eerika.koskinen-koivisto(at) and (Tytti Steel tytti.steel(at) for details.