Call for Editor-in-Chief
Human Dimensions of Wildlife
About the Journal
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, which publishes six times annually, is devoted to the study of social considerations in fisheries and wildlife management. The journal provides an open forum for the exchange of human dimensions information. There are three primary publication goals of Human Dimensions of Wildlife:
1.To provide a forum for the exchange of theories, concepts, methods, findings, and philosophies relevant to human dimensions of fisheries and wildlife management.
2.To advance the application of human dimensions information in fisheries and wildlife decision making.
3.To provide a focus on the human dimensions of contemporary fisheries and wildlife management issues.
Six types of articles are published in Human Dimensions of Wildlife: research articles, review articles, methodological articles, opinion pieces, research notes, and findings abstracts. Other submission types will also be published as the Co-Editors deem appropriate, such as rebuttals and rejoinders, discussion forums, and editorials.
About the role
We are looking for applications for editorial teams with a strong academic background and publishing experience as well as the enthusiasm and vision to drive the journal forward. We are looking for either 1 Editor or 2-3 Co-Editors on the journal who will work closely with about 30 Associate Editors that find reviewers and make recommendations. We will also accept applications for other configurations of editorial team (for example, 2 Co-Editors and 1 Assistant Editor). Your term will begin January 1, 2022.
The successful candidates will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions to the journal and will have the authority to accept articles following successful peer review. You will uphold the highest standards of scholarship for the journal, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.
Taylor & Francis will support you in all aspects of the role. We provide training and support on all editorial processes and systems, including the journal online editorial office system, Scholar One Manuscripts, which manages the peer-review process. We will provide you with regular journal performance data to inform your decision-making, and offer guidance on strategic journal development, publishing ethics, and developments within the publishing landscape. Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. 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. It is a significant role with a high profile, but one that we believe is compatible with an existing academic timetable.
Submitting your Application
If you would like to apply for this position please forward your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement to Gabrielle Bauman, Portfolio Manager, at [email protected] 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.