Archives of Public Health is recruiting Section Editors. As the growth of the journal continues, we must also ensure that it is able to cope with increased submissions whilst maintaining our high editorial standards. Therefore, we are looking to expand our editorial team.
We encourage applications from researchers with a background in a range of subject areas, broadly covered by the below:
- Global nutrition
- Health information systems
- Health services research
- Maternal and child health
- Physical activity
Archives of Public Health is a broad scope public health journal, dedicated to publishing all sound science in the field of public health. The journal aims to better the understanding of the health of populations. The journal contributes to public health knowledge, enhances the interaction between research, policy and practice and stimulates public health monitoring and indicator development.
The journal considers submissions on health outcomes and their determinants, with clear statements about the public health and policy implications. Archives of Public Health welcomes methodological papers (e.g., on study design and bias), papers on health services research, health economics, community interventions, and epidemiological studies dealing with international comparisons, the determinants of inequality in health, and the environmental, behavioral, social, demographic and occupational correlates of health and diseases.
Who are we looking for?
We are interested in individuals who are engaged and are willing to handle a minimum of two manuscripts per month within their field of expertise.
You should have a minimum of twenty research papers published in reputable peer-review journals.
Role and Responsibilities
As a Section Editor, your contribution to the journal would involve joining an international board of academic Editors who are responsible for checking the suitability of manuscripts within their field of expertise and guiding them through the peer review process. The core responsibilities of a Section Editor lie in three main areas: journal development, peer review and journal advocacy.
- The Section Editor handles new manuscripts submitted to their section, ensuring peer review is swift, thorough and efficient, and that appropriate peer reviewers are selected
- The Section Editor ensures all manuscripts recommended for acceptance meet the standards and scope of the journal
- Highlighting promotion-worthy content to the Journal Development Editor and Editors-in-Chief Providing feedback and suggesting improvements for the journal
- Writing occasional reviews or commentaries for the journal upon invitation
- Suggesting commissioning opportunities in your topic areas
- The Section Editor is an ambassador for the Journal in their field, encouraging submissions and highlighting the ethos, scope and aims of the Journal
- Where called upon, the Section Editor assists the Editor-in-Chief in preparing and executing strategies to develop the journal
Our Section Editors will receive training, and our in-house editorial team will also provide administrative support.