Associate Editor and Editorial Board Members needed for

Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy

30 June 2024

About the role

Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy is currently recruiting for a new Associate Editor and Editorial Board Members.

The Associate Editor role is a great opportunity for an academic with a strong research background in drug development or industrial pharmacy, and who also has the commitment, drive and ability to help develop the journal. As part of this role, you will be responsible for the oversight and administration of a rigorous and proper peer review process of submitted manuscripts. Becoming an editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you have the opportunity to build your own networks, develop and promote the research in your field, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

Becoming an Editorial Board Member involves completing reviews for the journal within your area of expertise, submitting your own relevant research to the journal, promoting the journal among your network and at relevant conferences, and attending annual Editorial Board meetings.

About the journal

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The aim of Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy is to publish novel, original, peer-reviewed research and review manuscripts related to pharmaceutical science research, specifically in the fields of nanomedicines, formulation, development and delivery technologies, biopharmaceuticals, new material development and processing technology advancement. Research papers must be hypothesis driven and emphasize innovative breakthrough topics. Timely critical review papers within the journal scope are also welcomed.

The priority topics for the journal include:

  • Nanomedicines
  • New Material Development
  • Advanced Formulation, Development and Delivery Technologies
  • Innovative Processing and Analytical Technologies
  • Preclinical and Clinical Evaluation of Formulation Technologies
  • Regulatory Aspects

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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Key Skills and Attributes

Ready to apply? Here are the skills and attributes we are looking for in the successful applicant for the Associate Editor role:

  • The capacity to devote time each week to the role, and to attend Editorial Board meetings and training sessions as needed.
  • Some level of experience of the academic publishing process, either as an author, reviewer or Editorial Board Member
  • The ability to ensure all submitted manuscripts are considered in a prompt, consistent and professional manner.
  • The ability to read, summarize, and make decisions based on independent reviewer reports.
  • A commitment to communicating promptly, consistently, and professionally with authors during the peer review process.

Application Instructions

A Role Profile for Associate Editor is available on request.

  • Applications for the Associate Editor role should include your CV and a Cover Letter detailing your research and experience relevant to the role.
  • Applications for the Editorial Board should include your CV and a Cover Letter detailing your suitability for the Editorial Board.

For any questions on the roles, please contact Ross Laman, Portfolio Manager ([email protected]).


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.