Deputy Editors, Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law


Job title: Deputy Editor (two positions)

Organisation: Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law

Working Hours: The role involves a few hours of work per week for which there is a small annual payment

Application deadline: Friday 31 March, 5pm  

Contact about the role: Alan Desmond, Managing Editor, at

About the role and how to apply

The Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law (JIANL) is the only peer-reviewed journal on British immigration law. It is the official journal of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) and has a wide readership among interested academics, practitioners, NGOs and others. It publishes challenging, high-quality articles with both a domestic and international focus by academic and practitioner authors. The editorial team is supported by a prestigious editorial board and a production editor and is provided with excellent technical support from Bloomsbury Professional.

The Journal is now looking to appoint two deputy editors to work with the managing editor, Alan Desmond. We would like to appoint from as wide a range of candidates as possible and this is to ask those who might be interested to come forward. The successful candidates will have relevant experience in reviewing or editing and a demonstrable interest in immigration law and/or an understanding of the UK’s legal system. The role of deputy editor will be ideal for emerging scholars or practitioners wishing to gain experience and insight into the running of a quarterly peer-reviewed Journal. The role involves a few hours of work per week and there is a small annual payment.

If you would like to be considered, please send a covering email and cv by close of business on Friday, 31 March 2023, to Alan Desmond at Please also get in touch if you would like an informal conversation about the role.

For more information, please download the job description below.

Document Date
Monday February 20, 2023