Invertebrate Reproduction & Development: Call for Editor

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Call for Editor

 Invertebrate Reproduction & Development

30 September 2021

About the role

Would you like to be the Editor of Invertebrate Reproduction & Development? We are looking for a new Editor with an academic background in Zoology as well as 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. The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. 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.

There will be an agreed handover period with the out-going Editor to ensure seamless transition. Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. 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 Manuscripts. 

Becoming the Editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

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

Submitting Your Application

This position may be available as a co-editorship – please note your interest in this in your application. The role will formally begin at the end of 2021. If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-In-Chief please forward your CV to [email protected].

Invertebrate Reproduction & Development (IRD) presents original research on the reproductive and developmental biology of the Invertebrata, both embryonic and postembryonic. IRD welcomes papers reporting significant results obtained using new techniques. Encouraged topic areas include: aquaculture, physiology, biochemistry, functional morphology, phylogeny, behavioural and regulatory mechanisms, including genetic, endocrine and molecular studies. Papers containing qualitative descriptions of reproductive cycles and gametogenesis will not be considered. IRD is published in association with the International Society of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development.