This academic year, we are seeking several editors for editorial positions at Strife, including Senior Editors, Commissioning Editors, Series Editors, and Copy Editors.
Our editorial positions are outstanding roles for postgraduate and doctoral students to hone their editing skills at an internationally recognized academic publication.
To apply, review the role descriptions below and submit an application using the links below. Be sure to select all roles for which you may be interested so that our Executive Committee has a full understanding of which roles you would like to be considered for.
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Strife seeks to hire several dedicated PhD students for the position of Senior Editors. Senior Editors are the core frontline of Strife’s editorial process. They work on both of STRIFE’s publications to ensure high quality content is developed to meet with our publications standards. They work on a one to one basis with contributors to the Journal to develop their submissions for publications. We are looking for several highly motivated individuals to join our Senior Editing team, candidates should be enrolled on a PhD programme and have an interest in academic publishing.
Strife seeks to hire a number of Series Editors for the upcoming academic year. Series Editors design, promote, collate and edit a series of blog submissions on a topic of their specialism or choice. They will work under the guidance of the Series Development Co-Ordinator to build their series and oversee it throughout the publication process. Series Editors should have a clear idea of the topic they wish to focus their series on. Series Editors should be post-graduate students with an interest in academic publishing.
Strife seeks to hire a team of copy editors to aide the final stage editing on STRIFE blog. Copy editors are responsible for final stage editing for all submissions that are published on the blog. They work to ensure all pieces are published in a timely manner under the guidance of our blog operations and coordination team. Copy editors should be post-graduate students with an interest in academic publishing.
Strife Seeks a set of Commissioning Editors to aide Strife in building its outreach and contributing pool. Commissioning Editors will be responsible for recruiting and commissioning academic submissions from external institutions, helping promote and develop STRIFE publications worldwide. Commissioning Editors will be expected to fulfil editorial duties in their specialist areas as required by the editorial teams. Commissioning Editors should be post-graduate students with a keen interest in academic publishing.
Strife seeks 1-2 interviewers to lead our interview series on the Strife Blog. Each interviewer will be responsible for a published interview each month during the academic year – conducted in-person, virtually, or via email. Interviewers are expected to determine who they will be interviewing and the topics/questions to be discussed in coordination with the Strife Blog management team.
Bryan is an MA candidate in International Relations and Contemporary War in the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London.
Bryan joined Strife in September 2019 as Web Manager and was promoted to Managing Editor, Strife Blog in January 2021. He was named Editor in Chief in September 2021.
He holds appointments as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at Auburn University and as an Associate Member at the Forum for Private Security Research at the Department of Defence Studies at King’s College.
In 2019, he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was previously a Humphrey Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and now serves on their Alumni Board of Directors.
In 2020, Bryan served a one-year term on the Academic Board of King’s College, London as the postgraduate taught representative for the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy.
In his professional life, Bryan is Principal & Chief Executive of Bryghtpath LLC, a crisis management and business continuity consultancy. He is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
His research interests center on how the alt-right measures, evaluates, and determines what is true – the intersection between intelligence operations and mis/disinformation campaigns that aim to amplify discord through digital means – and public/private sector collaboration in cybersecurity and national/homeland security issues.
Bryan holds a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is a graduate of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Executive Program (NPLI) at Harvard University’s JFK School of Government.