Join the JPE Team

*All team members are eligible to participate in the JPE’s profit sharing plan, as long as they fulfill their responsibilities as noted below.

IT Administrators will have the following qualifications and will be responsible for the following:

  1. Basic knowledge of C-Panel and HTML/CSS;
  2. Basic knowledge of hosting and server maintenance;
  3. Experience withA2 Hosting;
  4. Knowledge about Open Journal Systems (OJS);
  5. Knowledge about MySQL databases would be a plus;
  6. IT administrators will only be responsible for maintaining the JPE's OJS system;
  7. They are, however, welcome to also be an editorial assistant, editor, editorial board member, or editorial advisory board member if they have the necessary qualifications, and are willing to do so;
  8. They will have no conflict of interest between their responsibility toward the JPE and any other relevant activity or responsibility;
  9. They are welcome to advise the editor-in-chief on various decisions; 
  10. Given our double-anonymous review process, they would also be welcome to submit manuscripts for publication in the JPE; and 
  11. The JPE may remove an IT administrator from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

Editorial assistants will have the following qualifications and will be responsible for the following:

  1. They are at least pursuing a doctoral degree (or international equivalent) in their area(s) of expertise with an accredited institution of higher education, and are actively pursuing research in the area of philosophy of emotion;
  2. They will have no conflict of interest between their responsibility toward the JPE and any other relevant activity or responsibility;
  3. They will be responsible for upholding the JPE’s value and mission;
  4. They will be responsible for responding to general inquiries regarding the JPE;
  5. They will be responsible for assisting the editors, including the editor-in-chief, with carrying out any administrative duties;
  6. They may be asked to participate in the initial decision-making process for sending papers to peer-review as part of the JPE’s training process;
  7. They may be invited to join the JPE as an editor after they demonstrated a sufficient amount of experience that would allow them to be effective editors;
  8. They are welcome to advise the editor-in-chief on various decisions.
  9. Given our double-anonymous review process, they would also be welcome to submit their manuscripts for publication in the JPE; and
  10. The JPE may remove an editorial assistant from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

Editors will have the following qualifications and will be responsible for the following:

  1. They are a Ph.D. (or international equivalent) in their area(s) of expertise, are currently either an independent scholar, postdoctoral researcher, assistant professor, associate professor, or hold an internationally equivalent position with an accredited institution of higher education, and are actively pursuing research in the area of philosophy of emotion;
  2. They will have no conflict of interest between their responsibility toward the JPE and any other relevant activity or responsibility;
  3. They will be responsible for upholding the JPE’s value and mission, including maintaining the quality of its publications;
  4. They will be responsible for managing individual papers from submission to making a preliminary decision;
  5. They will be responsible for participating in the general operations of the JPE;
  6. They are also welcome to advise the editor-in-chief on various decisions;
  7. After five (5) years of high-quality service (a total of 10 issues), the JPE will invite editorial board members to become members of the editorial advisory board;
  8. Given our double-anonymous review process, editors would also be welcome to submit their manuscripts for publication in the JPE; and 
  9. The JPE may remove an editor from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

Editorial board members will have the following qualifications and will be responsible for the following:

  1. They are a Ph.D. (or international equivalent) in their area(s) of expertise, are currently either an independent scholar, postdoctoral researcher, assistant professor, associate professor, or hold an internationally equivalent position with an accredited institution of higher education, and are actively pursuing research in the area of philosophy of emotion;
  1. They will have no conflict of interest between their responsibility toward the JPE and any other relevant activity or responsibility;
  2. They will be responsible for upholding the JPE’s value and mission, including maintaining the quality of its publications;
  3. They will be a dedicated referee for the JPE, on an as needed basis;
  4. They will be responsible for providing timely, high-quality reviews, consistent with the JPE's Referee Guidelines, in order to assist the editors of the JPE in making their decision regarding the possible acceptance of manuscripts that are under consideration for publication with the JPE; and 
  5. They will be willing to allow editors to anonymously share reviews with relevant authors in order to help the authors appropriately revise their manuscripts in response to editors' decisions.
  6. The JPE may remove an editorial board member from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

The JPE in return agrees to the following regarding editorial board members’ conditions and terms of service:

  1. The JPE will ask editorial board members to only referee papers that are relevant to their areas of expertise or interests; 
  2. The JPE will ask editorial board members to only referee one paper at a time;
  3. The JPE will ask editorial board members to recommend qualified referees, on an as needed basis, if the editors are unable to find a suitable referee for a manuscript that is in an editorial board member’s area of expertise;
  4. After eight (8) years of dedicated, high-quality service with the JPE, the JPE will invite editorial board members to become a member of the JPE's editorial advisory board; and 
  5. The JPE may remove an editorial board member from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

Editorial advisory board members will have the following qualifications and will be responsible for the following:

  1. They are either senior scholars (professors or international equivalents) with international recognition in their area(s) of expertise and are actively pursuing research in the area of philosophy of emotion, they have provided high-quality service as an editor for the JPE for five (5) years, or they have provided high-quality service as an editorial board member for the JPE for eight (8) years;
  2. They will have no conflict of interest between their responsibility toward the JPE and any other relevant activity or responsibility;
  3. They will be responsible for upholding the JPE’s value and mission, including maintaining the quality of its publications;
  4. They are willing to back, and therefore help promote, the JPE by being on our editorial advisory board;
  5. They are willing to review each completed issue for its quality and provide any final comments or suggestions before it is published;
  6. They will be available to offer any advice or support as needed by the JPE, including suggesting an appropriate peer reviewer for a particular paper, in order to maintain its standard of quality;
  7. They will contribute at least one paper for possible publication, after being sufficiently peer-reviewed in accordance with the JPE’s double-anonymous peer-review process, sometime before 2023, and at least once every five years afterwards; and
  8. Editorial advisory board members may also be asked to peer-review a paper if absolutely necessary.
  9. The JPE may remove an editorial board member from their position at any time if they are unable to or unwilling to fulfill their commitment to the JPE.

The JPE in return agrees to the following regarding editorial advisory members’ condition and terms of service:

  1. The JPE agrees to uphold its mission and core values; 
  2. The JPE agrees to publish two issues per year (summer and winter); and
  3. The JPE agrees to provide the editorial advisory board member at least one month to review a completed issue, prior to its publication.

If you are interested in being filling anyone of the above positions with the JPE, please contact Cecilea Mun, the editor-in-chief, at cecileamun@icloud.com.