Call for Editor of Child Neuropsychology

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Call for Editor 

Child Neuropsychology

27 January 2021

About the role

Taylor & Francis is looking to recruit a new Editor or Co-Editors for Child Neuropsychology.  The journal is a peer-reviewed publication that features original theoretical, empirical, methodological and review papers covering neuropsychological dimensions of development in childhood and adolescence and the neuropsychological effects of disorders which affect brain functioning.

Child Neuropsychology publishes 8 issues per year and has an impact factor of 2.405 (2019 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics)

Please visit for additional information about the Journal and Publisher.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the editorial strategy and direction of the journal, decision-making on submissions and recruiting members for the journal’s editorial board. He or she 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.

Interested in applying?

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. Breadth of knowledge in the various topics, research methods, and professional issues encompassed by Child Neuropsychology; experience with the peer review process associated with scholarly work; enthusiasm for continuing to build the publication’s content and reputation; and maintenance of high standards in research. Applicants should have ability to exercise timely, clear, and fair judgements in difficult decision-making circumstances.

Taylor & Francis will provide an annual stipend as well as the online manuscript and peer review management system ScholarOne Manuscripts. 

Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to  [email protected]. Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it
  • How you would work in partnership with the editorial board
  • How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions
  • How you would work with authors

This post is for a term of three years initially, renewable by mutual consent for further terms, starting in 2021. Please submit applications by January 22nd 2021.

Online Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the application closing date.

The purposes of Child Neuropsychology are to: publish research on the neuropsychological effects of disorders which affect brain functioning in children and adolescents, publish research on the neuropsychological dimensions of development in childhood and adolescence and promote the integration of theory, method and research findings in child/developmental neuropsychology. The primary emphasis of Child Neuropsychology is to publish original empirical research. Theoretical and methodological papers and theoretically relevant case studies are welcome. Critical reviews of topics pertinent to child/developmental neuropsychology are encouraged.