Construction Management and Economics is a high-quality, specialized publication focussing on the management and economics of activity in the construction industry. The journal is endorsed by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and published by Taylor & Francis. We are looking for an Editor with an academic background in production of the built environment, as well as the entire range of construction services provided by the architecture/engineering/construction sector, including design, procurement and through-life management, and the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change.
The successful candidate will be responsible for employing the Journal’s online submission and peer review system, ScholarOne Manuscripts™ to choose appropriate reviewers for each manuscript and make a decision recommendation to the Editors-in-Chief. He or she will also ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.
Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover journal-related expenses, full ScholarOne Manuscripts™ training and administrative support. There will also be regular editorial meetings to reflect 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, researchers and reviewers to provide a prompt and courteous service to authors
- Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
- Ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues including the Editors-in-Chief and Taylor & Francis.
Submit your application
If you would like to apply for the position of Editor please forward your CV and a covering letter to Andy Dainty (A.R.J.Dainty@lboro.ac.uk) and Roine Leiringer (email@example.com) by the 28th of February 2018.
Your cover letter should be no longer than one page and should cover:
- Where the field is going and the journal’s place within it
- How you would work with authors