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29 May 2020
Applications are open for Section Editor positions with Metabolites
Metabolites (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/metabolites) is an international open access journal led by Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Peter Meikle from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia. Metabolites is devoted to all areas of metabolism and metabolomics and is published monthly online by MDPI. It is indexed in SCIE, with a latest Impact Factor of 3.303. It ranks 126/298 (Q2) in “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Metabolites is the official journal of the Metabolomics Society (MetSoc).
To accommodate the increase in manuscript submissions and to better focus the activities of the journal we have introduced journal Sections (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/metabolites/sections). We also intend to expand the Editorial Board of the journal. Applicants for Section Editor should be mid to senior level researchers and may propose a specific section in which they feel their expertise lies.
The Section Editor is responsible for assisting the Editor-in-Chief manage the journal. Our Editorial Office will take care of the details of the editorial process.
Section Editor tasks entail:
- Scientific discussion or strategy about the journal's aims and scopes;
- Invite distinguished scientists to join the Editorial Board
- Suggest topics for Special Issues or hot topics on your section;
- Overview of the editorial process of the manuscripts on your section (mainly preview new submissions and make the final decision on whether a paper can be published after peer-review and revision)
The Section Editor position is honorary. We invite you to publish two papers per year free of charge. The term for the Editorial Board position is 2 years and can be renewed.
We believe that your expertise together with our rigorous editorial policies can help build a high quality journal specifically dedicated to metabolism and metabolomics research. If you are interested in becoming a Section Editor for Metabolites, please send your full academic CV and a short cover letter that details your interest and enthusiasm for the position. Please also indicate the sections you feel match your expertise and interest. The documents should be sent to [email protected] before 30 June 2020.
We look forward to hearing from you.