Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy: Call for Editor-in-Chief

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Call for Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy

30 August 2021

About the Role

We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in environmental economics, as well as practical experience in the field and the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision making employing the Journal's online submission and peer review system, ScholarOne Manuscripts. The Editor-in-Chief 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. There will be an agreed handover period with the outgoing Editor-in-Chief to ensure seamless transition, and we will provide the incoming Editor with peer review administration support.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses, full ScholarOne Manuscripts training and administrative support. Taylor & Francis and UKNEE will organise annual board meetings and supply reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal.

Becoming an editor is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your networks, promote state of the art the research, and be recognized as a leading figure within the community.

Interested in applying? Here are the kind of skills and attributes we would be looking for in the successful applicant:
• Active in the environmental economics community with strong 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
• Ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors and Editorial Advisory Board

Submitting Your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please forward a short CV (maximum 3 pages), a covering letter, and a vision statement to [email protected] by the 30th August 2021.

Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where the field is going and the journal's place within it
  • How you would work with the editorial board
  • How you would maintain and increase quality of submissions
  • How you would promote the journal
  • How you would work with authors

We will be looking to conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates during Autumn 2021 and the role will start in January 2022.

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Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy  is published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE), bringing together environmental economists from academia, consultancy, public and private sectors and NGOs to foster closer relationships, follow recent developments and share experience. 

JEEP is a high-quality, original research journal covering topics ranging from applications of economic theory and methods to the appraisal and evaluation of environmental issues and the economic evaluation of environmental policy, as well as economic reviews of environmental policy. Papers are encouraged on environmental issues relating agriculture, air quality, benefit (value) transfer, biodiversity, carbon sequestration and taxation, ecosystem services, emissions trading, energy (renewable), environment and health, natural capital accounting, non-market benefits of forestry, land-use, noise, recreation, recycling, regulatory mechanisms, sustainable development, sustainable procurement, urban development, water supply, water quality, waste management, wildlife, and woodland.