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Call for Associate Editor

Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources
Deadline: 31st August 2022

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About the Role at Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources

Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources is an open access journal publishing articles describing the growing number of organelle genomes. We publish announcements of whole mitochondrial DNA genomes and rapid communications on mtDNA.

Recently, we have begun to review papers covering articles on chloroplast genomes and plastomes. We are looking for Associate Editors with academic backgrounds in this exciting area of research, who have the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role, with high profile, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable. We particular welcome applicants with strong background and interests in the research areas of biodiversity, genomics and bioinformatics.

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.

Taylor & Francis will also organise regular board meetings, and we will supply annual reports 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 and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

The role will formally begin from 31st August 2022.

    Key Skills and Attributes

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

    • Someone who is active in the community with strong personal networks.

    • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions.

    • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner.

    • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors

    Submitting your Application to Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources

    Applications shall include a CV and a Cover Letter.

      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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