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Call for Editor-in-Chief

International Reviews of Immunology
Deadline: 24th August 2022

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About the Role

The journal is now seeking two new Editor-in-Chiefs with expertise in immunology, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. The new Editor-in-Chief role will start on January 1st, 2023. It is a significant role, with a high profile, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on 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.

This editor will be working in partnership with the editorial board to ensure that authors receive a superior experience. Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role.

Taylor & Francis will also organize regular board meetings, and we will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. Training/onboarding will be arranged.

Interested in applying?

Here are the skills and attributes we are 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 invite quality submissions.

  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner.

  • Previous editing experience, e.g. as an Associate Editor or Guest Editor would be advantageous, but not essential.

  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors.

  • Associate Professor/Principal Investigator or above preferred.

Submitting your Application

Please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Yurong Fei-Bloom, Portfolio Manager. The application deadline is August 24th, 2022, or open until a suitable candidate has been found. Early application is encouraged.

Areas to consider when preparing your vision statement include:

  • Ideas to grow the influence of the journal in the immunology community.

  • Suggestions to invite submissions to the journal.

  • A plan to invite & engage with editors/editorial board members.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

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