Editor Advert Journal of Addictive Diseases

Journal of Addictive Diseases

Would you like to be the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Addictive Diseases?

Journal of Addictive Diseases is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in addiction research and medicine, 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 working academic timetable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. They 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.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. Taylor & Francis will also supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises an online editorial office system through Editorial Manager, and will provide training on use of the system if necessary.

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 Associate Editors
  • This position may be available as a co-editorship, or with an Associate Editor position in place – please note your interest in this in your application.

The role will formally begin January 1, 2019


Submitting your Application

If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please forward your CV, a cover letter and a vision statement to Rachel Smitley, Managing Editor at rachel.smitley@taylorandfrancis.com.  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

Deadline for Applications is October 22, 2018