Call For Editorial Board Members

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Call for Editorial Board Members 

Mitochondrial DNA Part B

Resources

Deadline
31 October 2020

Mitochondrial DNA Part B

About the role

Mitochondrial DNA Part B is looking for new Editorial Board Members with the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of development. It is a significant role that will require active engagement with the journal and author community, particularly in assisting with peer review. Please see Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources homepage for more information and details of the journal’s Aims & Scope.

The role of the Editorial Board (EB) is to act as an ambassador for the journal, working closely with the Editor in Chief and Associate Editors to promote the journal content and engage with the journal’s reader and author community. Successful candidates will be expected to champion the journal and help us to maintain and improve the Journal’s standards and quality by:

  • Regularly agreeing to review papers when invited by Associate Editors, and handle these promptly to ensure fast turnaround times
  • Suggest referees for papers that you are unable to review yourself
  • Support the Journal through the submission of your own manuscripts where appropriate
  • Encourage colleagues and peers to submit high quality manuscripts to the Journal
  • Support in promoting the Journal
  • Attend virtual Editorial Board meetings when possible
  • Be an ambassador for the journal; build, nurture, and grow a community around it;
  • Increase awareness of the articles published in the journal in all relevant communities and amongst colleagues

Becoming part of the editorial team 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.

Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of an Editorial Board Member on the journal, please contact the Deputy Editor including your CV and a brief covering letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate, to either [email protected] or [email protected]. Your cover letter should be no longer than one page and should cover where you believe the research field is going (and the journal’s place within it), as well as details of any previous relevant journal editorial and peer review management experience.