Recruiting for Associate Editor
Transportation Planning and Technology
About the role
Transportation Planning and Technology is currently recruiting for an Associate Editor role. This role is a great opportunity for an academic with a strong research background in traffic engineering and modelling 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 on a selection of submissions to the Journal that delivers content of suitable scope and quality within an agreed publication timeframe.
Becoming the Associate Editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you 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. It is a significant role, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.
About the journal
Transportation Planning and Technology is a leading and long-established international peer-reviewed journal which publishes cutting-edge research relating to transport systems around the world. It is interdisciplinary in scope and includes papers on topics relating to all aspects of transport planning and the application of technology to improve transport systems.
Key Skills and Attributes
Ready to apply? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:
- Active in the scholarly community with extensive personal networks and strong track record of publications and presentations
- The ability to foster positive working relationships with authors, reviewers, editorial team members, and the in-house publishing team at Taylor & Francis
- Strong organisational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
- The capacity to consistently devote sufficient time on a regular basis to the role
- The ability to identify suitable independent reviewers for papers relating to traffic engineering and modelling
- The ability to read, summarise and make decisions on papers based on independent reviewer reports
The successful candidate will be expected to assume the role as soon as possible.
If you are interested in this position, please submit an application by Friday 9th June. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further, please contact the Editor in Chief, Simon Blainey, at: [email protected]
Applications should include your CV, and a cover letter. The cover letter should include a summary of:
- Your knowledge and experience relating to academic research in traffic engineering and modelling.
- Your knowledge of the academic community relating to traffic engineering and modelling and your connections to relevant academic networks in this field.
- How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions to Transportation Planning and Technology in the field of traffic engineering and modelling
- How you would raise the profile of the journal in the field of traffic engineering and control.
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.