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Recruiting for Editor-in-Chief

Hemoglobin

Deadline
31 October 2022

About the role

Hemoglobin is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with a background in studying the structure, function, genetics or evolution of hemoglobins or hemoglobin disorders, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward. It is a significant role, with high profile, but one that is achievable within a working academic timetable.
The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. They will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics. Not only would you be responsible for leading a team of Associate Editors, you would also serve as a figurehead, promoting the journal at conferences, society events and within academic circles as well as by embodying the Taylor & Francis’ ethos of rigorous scientific integrity and strict ethical awareness.
Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover your journal-related expenses. We will also liaise with the Editor-in-Chief to organise regular Editorial board meetings, reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises an online editorial office system, 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.

About the journal

Cover image - Hemoglobin
Hemoglobin is a journal in the English language for the communication of research and information concerning hemoglobin in humans and other species. Hemoglobin publishes articles, reviews, points of view

The journal covers topics such as:

  • structure, function, genetics and evolution of hemoglobins
  • biochemical and biophysical properties of hemoglobin molecules
  • characterization of hemoglobin disorders (variants and thalassemias),
  • consequences and treatment of hemoglobin disorders
  • epidemiology and prevention of hemoglobin disorders (neo-natal and adult screening)
  • modulating factors
  • methodology used for diagnosis of hemoglobin disorders

You will benefit from publishing in Hemoglobin:

  1. Having your work featured in one of the most well-established and highly regarded journals in the field of hemoglobin
  2. Evaluating your work by the experienced members of our Editorial Board
  3. Receiving 50 free e-prints and tips on promoting your article courtesy of Author Services
  4. Increasing the discoverability of your research with Scopus listings and more
  5. Tracking downloads, citations, and the Altmetric Score of your article on My Authored Works
  6. Gaining recognition from an international audience
  7. Increasing your opportunities for future collaboration

Peer Review Policy: All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous peer review.

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

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

  • A proven track record as a key opinion leader and known figure within the field of hemoglobin research;
  • Someone who is active in the community with strong personal networks;
  • Significant experience of academic publishing and familiarity with all stages of the process;
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions;
  • The capacity to devote time each week to editorial decision-making, as well as attending editorial board meetings and training sessions as needed;
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors and Editorial Board Members;
  • A vision and enthusiasm for the continuous development and transformation of the journal.
    The start date for the position will be in January 2023.

  • Application Instructions

    If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please submit your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement. Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • How you believe the field of hemoglobin research is developing and what the journal must do to be a part of this development;
  • How you would work in partnership with the journal’s editorial board;
  • How you would work to further engage authors and encourage high-quality submissions to the journal;
  • What you would do to manage the editorial processing of manuscripts to ensure that these duties are completed in a timely and ethical manner.

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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.

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