Associate Editors and Editorial Board Members needed for

Critical Public Health

31 August 2024

About the role

Critical Public Health - an open access journal - is seeking distinguished scholars and experts to join its Editorial Board as Associate Editors or Editorial Board Members.

The journal publishes critically engaged research on public health, health promotion, sociology, and psychology and explores oppression, equity and social justice in health..

The Roles and Responsibilities of successful applicants will include:

  • Assist in peer-review processes and editorial decision-making.
  • Act as an advocate for the journal, promoting it within your networks and at academic conferences.
  • Help to strategize the future direction of the journal, ensuring it addresses emerging topics and trends in the field.

These positions are voluntary, offering significant professional development and networking opportunities.

About the journal

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Critical Public Health , also known as CPH , is an international, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal on public health.

The Journal publishes the latest research in the aspects, research, implementation, and management of public health, health promotion, sociology, political economy of health, and related fields. Open Access from 2024, CPH brings together international scholarship from health researchers, social scientists, and those working within health services.


  • 237K annual downloads/views
Citation metrics

  • 2.8 (2022) Impact Factor
  • Q2 Impact Factor Best Quartile
  • 2.8 (2022) 5 year IF
  • 5.7 (2022) CiteScore (Scopus)
  • Q1 CiteScore Best Quartile
  • 1.394 (2022) SNIP
  • 0.883 (2022) SJR

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • Ideas and enthusiasm for the continuous development of the journal.
  • A commitment to ethical rigour and commitment to ensure that the journal always adheres to strict ethical standards.
  • Experience with working effectively as part of a team.
  • The ability to consider submitted manuscripts in a prompt, consistent and professional manner.
  • Actively involved in growing and developing your academic networks through conference attendance and experience of networking through social media.
  • The capacity to devote time to the role, and a commitment to communicating promptly, consistently, and professionally.
  • Experience in academic publishing and familiarity with the process.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the open access publishing environment.
  • The ability to confidently use an online peer review system.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a short cover letter via the APPLY button on screen.

The short cover letter should detail your interest in applying and how you see your contribution to the journal. Highlight your specific expertise, the regions you are connected with, and the unique perspectives you can represent.

For any questions or the role profile, please contact [email protected].


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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.