ICBI Call for Editor-in-Chief

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Call for Editor-in-Chief

Chronobiology International

Application Deadline
31 December 2020

Taylor & Francis is recruiting for the position of Editor-in-Chief of Chronobiology International. Chronobiology International is the journal of biological and medical rhythm research. It is a transdisciplinary journal focusing on biological rhythm phenomena of all life forms with articles pertaining to basic and applied chronobiology and to methods, statistics, and instrumentation for biological rhythm study. The position will serve for a minimum three year term with the option to renew. This position will receive an honorarium.

Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing a clear vision for the direction of Chronobiology International
  • Managing the peer review process of submitted manuscripts throughout the year
  • Soliciting high-quality manuscripts from potential authors
  • Recruiting and managing a sufficient pool of quality reviewers to evaluate manuscripts
  • Working with Taylor & Francis Editorial and Production Staff to oversee the strategic direction, performance and production of the journal

Interested applicants should write to Alex Haley at [email protected] with the following materials:

  • A copy of a current academic CV, which should include evidence of a strong publishing record.
  • A cover letter discussing the motivations for applying for the role and a statement outlining a vision for the future of the journal. Such a statement could include specific ideas for how the journal might develop, strengthen its profile, stimulate ongoing debate, enhance its quality, etc.

Applications are welcomed until December 31, 2020, but applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Chronobiology International is the journal of biological and medical rhythm research. It is a transdisciplinary journal focusing on biological rhythm phenomena of all life forms. The journal publishes groundbreaking articles plus authoritative review papers, short communications of work in progress, case studies, and letters to the editor, for example, on genetic and molecular mechanisms of insect, animal and human biological timekeeping, including melatonin and pineal gland rhythms. It also publishes applied topics, for example, shiftwork, chronotypes, and associated personality traits; chronobiology and chronotherapy of sleep, cardiovascular, pulmonary, psychiatric, and other medical conditions. Articles in the journal pertain to basic and applied chronobiology, and to methods, statistics, and instrumentation for biological rhythm study.

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