Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure?
Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure is a high-quality, original research journal covering all topics on the sustainable development of resilient communities. We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in sustainable and resilient infrastructure 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, Editorial Manager™. 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-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 Editorial Manager™ training and administrative support. Taylor & Francis will organise regular board meetings and we will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal.
Becoming an editor is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your networks, promote the research that you are passionate about 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 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
Submit your application
If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Razina Miah, [email protected] by the 1st June 2020.
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 work with authors
We will be looking to conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates during June/July and the role will start August 2020.
Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure is an interdisciplinary journal that focuses on the sustainable development of resilient communities.
Sustainability is defined in relation to the ability of infrastructure to address the needs of the present without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Resilience is considered in relation to both natural hazards (like earthquakes, tsunami, hurricanes, cyclones, tornado, flooding and drought) and anthropogenic hazards (like human errors and malevolent attacks.) Resilience is taken to depend both on the performance of the built and modified natural environment and on the contextual characteristics of social, economic and political institutions. Sustainability and resilience are considered both for physical and non-physical infrastructure.