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Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry Seeks a New Editor

We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in metabolic diseases, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role, with a high profile within the community, but one that is achievable within a busy academic timetable.

Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry: The Journal of Metabolic Diseases primarily concentrates on the molecular, biochemical and cellular aspects of metabolic diseases, as well as clinical and therapeutic strategies for their treatment. Bringing together both clinical and experimental aspects metabolic diseases, this publication presents timely, practical information for readers in the field. The editorial board is international and includes a wide variety of disciplines and perspectives.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on all submissions. He, or she, will have the authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses, and will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilizes an online editorial office system to manage submissions via ScholarOne.

Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:  

Someone who is active in the community with strong personal networks
Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions
Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Shaunna Whitters, Managing Editor for APB, at shaunna.whitters@tandf.co.uk. Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it
How you would work in partnership with the editorial board
How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions
How you would work with authors

The closing date for applications is  31st January 2019.