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Recruiting for Section and Associate Editor for multiple roles

Sustainable Communities

Deadline
14 June 2023

About the role

We are currently recruiting Section Editors for the following sections:

  • Sustainable and Green Economics
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Environment

We are recruiting Associate Editors for the following sections:

  • Sustainable and Green Economics
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Transport, Tourism and Urbanisation
  • Sustainable Environment
  • Sustainable Finance and Accounting

These roles are for our brand new journal Sustainable Communities. The journal will be fully Open Access with an interdisciplinary approach and span both publishing within HSS and STM. At Taylor & Francis, we have seen a desire from researchers and academics to publish content on sustainability across all research platforms and this journal will provide a suitable home for content across diverse research areas.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for post doctorate academics looking to increase their experience in Open Access publishing and work with content that will be impactful and globally diverse in their research area. You will 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.

About the journal

Sustainable Communities will be a fully Open Access interdisciplinary journal based on areas of sustainable practice and research.

The journal will be part of a new OA Excellence series that will ensure that Taylor & Francis is providing suitable journals for researchers and academics to share their work. With the series being Open Access, we envision that research can be shared faster and more internationally, while maintaining rigorous peer review practices and high publishing standards.

Sustainable Communities will give researchers a chance to publish their work within a journal that will be truly dedicated to developing and implementing sustainable practices across the world.

Key Skills and Attributes

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

  • Experience in academic publishing and familiarity with all stages of the process.
  • The capacity to devote time each week to the role.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.

Application Instructions

A Role Profile for the Section Editor and Associate Editor is available on request, please email [email protected]

Please apply via the link below.

Applications for Section Editors should include your CV and cover letter. This is a new journal and section, so the cover letter should include how you plan to grow the section.

Applications for Associate Editors should include your CV.

Apply

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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