Expression of Interest for Editor(s) of Papers: Explorations into Children’s Literature

The Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) invites applications for the editorship of Papers: Explorations into Children’s Literature to run for a period of four years from July 2016. Current editors, Professor Clare Bradford and Professor Kerry Mallan, intend to step down from this role at that point, but will work with the incoming editor(s) during a transition period.

Expressions of Interest are invited from individuals or editorial teams. Please consider the above Duties and selection criteria in making the decision to submit a formal application.

Formal applications (which will be invited following the receipt of EOI’s) will be due by August 31, 2016 and will require the submission of:

– A full curriculum vitae for each individual in a primary editorial position
– A detailed response to each of the selection criteria above
– Statements of support as appropriate from institutions / faculties / research
centres named in the application
– A brief outline of how you see the journal developing over the course of your
editorship, should you be awarded the position

Please forward your EOI by email to: ACLAR President, Dr Anthony Eaton ( no later than 30 July 2016. If you require further information about the role, see the complete EOI information sheet or contact: Professor Clare Bradford ( or Professor Kerry Mallan (