Call for Editor-in-Chief

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Call for Editor-in-Chief

Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews

Deadline
5 June 2020

Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews?

Taylor & Francis is looking to recruit a new Editor-in-Chief for Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews (GCLR) for to begin mid-year 2020. GCLR is a high-quality, open access publication that publishes peer reviewed letters and reviews on topics across the twelve principles of green chemistry as they apply to research, education, and industrial implementation.

We are seeking a new Editor-in-Chief who is an outstanding academic researcher or practitioner with a background in green chemistry and a passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all editorial aspects of the journal by ensuring the highest standards of academic rigor, maintaining the peer review process through ScholarOne Manuscripts, and (with the assistance of Taylor & Francis’ Portfolio Manager) identifying strategies to enhance the quality and reputation of the journal.

While Taylor & Francis is here to support the journal, we look to the Editor-in-Chief to set the tone for the publication. Specifically, the Editor-in-Chief determines the Aims & Scope, appoints the Editorial Board, solicits manuscripts, maintains ethics and integrity, and creates the overall vision for the journal.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role, along with resources and reporting to reflect on the performance of the journal and inform future strategy and direction.

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
  • 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 Editorial Board members
  • Someone who will act as spokesperson for GCLR in public forums, meetings, and conferences

Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief, please forward your CV, a cover letter, and a vision statement to the journal’s Portfolio Manager, Kaleigh Sunday, at [email protected] by 5 June 2020. 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
  • You are welcome to comment on the current Aims & Scope and Editorial Board, identifying any changes or improvements you would seek to make.

We will be looking to conduct interviews in the weeks following the June 5th deadline, and the position will start in July 2020.

Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal focused on rapid publication of innovative new syntheses and procedures that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous materials. Reviews of state-of-the-art green chemistry technologies are also included within the journal's scope.

Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews is  divided into three overlapping topic areas: research, education, and industrial implementation. The journal publishes both letters, which concisely communicate the most time-sensitive results, and reviews, which aid researchers in understanding the state of science on important green chemistry topics. 

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