Recruiting for Editorial Board Members and Peer Reviewers

Precision Oncogenomics

31 December 2023

About the role

Precision Oncogenomics is currently recruiting for Editorial Board Members and Peer Reviewers. Both roles offer opportunities for applicants to contribute to the development of a new journal covering the rapidly expanding fields of cancer genomics and precision cancer treatment.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant research expertise and prior experience contributing to journals as a reviewer or board member.

Editorial Board Member Role and Responsibilities

Editorial Board Members have a critical support role in a journal’s success, and in partnership with Taylor & Francis, help shape its future direction by supporting the Editor-in-Chief. Members of the Editorial Board are expected to:

  • Submit their own research articles and review articles to support the aims and profile of the journal. We ask members to consider submitting at least one manuscript a year.
  • Occasionally peer review articles that fall within your area of expertise.
  • Suggest topics or special issues, and where relevant, solicit content for the journal, helping to ensure high quality contributions.
  • Promote the journal within their key communities.
  • Contribute to the setting of editorial policy and assist in updating the aims and scope of the journal.
  • Comment on published content and suggest future direction of the journal.
  • Maintain the ethical standards of the journal.

Peer Reviewer Role and Responsibilities

Engaged and enthusiastic reviewers also play an essential role in a journal's success. Peer Reviewers for the journal are expected to:

  • Respond to peer review invitations and complete reviews according to requested turnaround times.
  • Critically evaluate the validity, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of a submission according to journal guidelines.
  • Uphold rigorous journal standards by identifying critical flaws and/or unethical research practices.
  • Remain professional and courteous throughout the peer review process.

About the journal

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Precision Oncogenomics is a fully Open Access, international, peer-reviewed journal publishing research on all aspects of cancer genomics research and its application in precision cancer treatment. The journal aims to rapidly disseminate novel and confirmatory research that contributes to our understanding of the genetic drivers of oncogenesis and advancements in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Functional, structural, and computational genomics
  • Genetic testing, single cell sequencing, and next-generation sequencing technologies
  • Molecular diagnostics and genetics of cancer
  • Epigenomics
  • Genome-wide association and genetic predisposition studies
  • Biomarker identification studies
  • Bioinformatics analyses
  • Preclinical and translational studies
  • Genomics-based assays and transcriptome analysis
  • Characterizations of heterogeneous cancers
  • Emerging genomic technologies and machine learning

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Key Skills and Attributes

Ready to apply? Here are the skills and attributes we are looking for in successful applicants.

  • Experience in academic publishing and familiarity with all stages of the publication process
  • A strong commitment to ethical rigor to ensure the journal adheres to strict ethical standards
  • The ability to confidently use an online peer review management system
  • Actively involved in growing and developing academic networks
  • A commitment to communicating promptly, consistently, and professionally with authors and the journal editorial team
  • An enthusiasm for the continuous development of the journal


Application Instructions

Please submit a CV with your application. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


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.