Position as co-Editor-in-Chief for the Nordic Journal of Human Rights

We are happy to announce the position as one of two co-Editors-in-Chief for the period September 2020 - August 2023 for the Nordic Journal of Human Rights. The co-editor receives a small monthly honorarium.

About the Nordic Journal of Human Rights

The Nordic Journal of Human Rights (NJHR) started as a Norwegian-language journal in 1982, and has since for many years been published internationally as a peer reviewed quarterly journal. NJHR is published by the Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group on behalf of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. The NJHR is firmly established as one of Scandinavia’s leading journals in the field of multidisciplinary human rights, providing a forum for academic critique and analysis. The NJHR seeks to promote new perspectives on the theory and practice of human rights.

Present Editors-in-Chief are Gentian Zyberi and Peris Sean Jones.

The Journal is published in hard copy and electronically, and is accessible directly from Taylor & Francis (for issues prior to 2014, please visit Idunn.no).

The NJHR features articles, current legal developments, and reviews of recent literature on human rights. It is a multi-disciplinary journal, presenting cross-cutting legal and other scholarly debates. The NJHR is essential reading for academics, policy makers and practitioners who work in the field of human rights.

The NJHR is a hybrid journal, with Green open access level, and a Level 2-rated in the “UHR” system for scientific publications and indexed and covered in the Emerging Sources Citation Index

About the co-Editor-in-Chief and the team

We have presently two editors working as a team, based on a distribution of task covering respectively legal and social sciences more generally. The journal also has a Managing Editor and recently has the support of a Research Assistant(s).

The production process for the NJHR is run via the publishers electronic (web) portal, which secures an efficient and a quality assured process.

The new co-Editor-in-chief, preferably with a political or social sciences background, will be central in the further development of the NJHR, and will have the opportunity to play an important role academically and otherwise in the international human rights discourse.


The co-editor receives a small monthly honorarium.


Please provide a brief introductory letter stating your suitability for the position and a CV to applications@nchr.uio.no before 15 July 2020.

Further information and contact

For more information, please see the NJHR website.

For enquiries related to the announcement, please send an e-mail to Professor Gentian Zyberi or Administrative head of department, Teis Daniel Kjelling.

Published June 23, 2020 12:39 PM - Last modified June 23, 2020 12:39 PM