Editor-in-Chief needed for

Electric Power Components and Systems

Deadline
08 July 2024

About the role

Electric Power Components and Systems is currently recruiting for an Editor-in-Chief. This role is a great opportunity for an academic with a strong research background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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 that delivers an agreed amount of content of suitable scope and quality within an agreed publication timeframe.

About the journal

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Electric Power Components and Systems publishes original theoretical and applied papers of permanent reference value related to the broad field of electric machines and drives, power electronics converters, electromechanical devices, electrical equipment, renewable and sustainable electric energy applications, and power systems.


Specific topics covered include:

  • Electric machines
  • Solid-state control of electric machine drives
  • Power electronics converters
  • Electromagnetic fields in energy converters
  • Renewable energy generators and systems
  • Power system planning
  • Transmission and distribution
  • Power system protection
  • Dispatching and scheduling
  • Stability, reliability, and security
  • Renewable energy integration
  • Smart-grid and micro-grid technologies

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • Experience in academic publishing and familiarity with all stages of the process.
  • The capacity to devote time each week to the role, and to attend Editorial Board meetings and training sessions as needed.
  • The ability to ensure all submitted manuscripts are considered in a prompt, consistent and professional manner.
  • The ability to confidently use an online peer review management system and ensure members of the editorial team do the same.
  • Experience with working effectively with independent peer reviewers.
  • 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.
  • A commitment to engaging promptly and efficiently with Taylor & Francis staff and suppliers to implement necessary processes and improvements.
  • A strong commitment to ethical rigour as well as knowledge of the COPE guidelines and commitment to ensure that the journal adheres to strict ethical standards at all times.
  • A willingness to proactively lead the journal’s Editorial Board, to include arranging and leading Editorial Board meetings.
  • A proven track record as a key opinion leader and known figure within your academic discipline.
  • Actively involved in growing and developing your academic networks through conference attendance and experience of networking through social media.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the open access publishing environment.
  • A vision and enthusiasm for the continuous development of the journal.

Application Instructions

A Role Profile for the Editor-in-Chief is available on request. Applications should include your CV, a Cover Letter and a Vision Statement. Your Vision Statement should be no longer than 1 page and include:
  • 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.
For any questions or the role profile, please contact Aldonita Gibson ([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.