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Call for Editor Applications

Journal of Cheminformatics is an open access journal published by Springer Nature under the BMC brand, covering original peer-reviewed research in all aspects of cheminformatics and molecular modelling. The journal prides itself on finding ways to be innovative and is committed to the principles of open and FAIR research data. 

We are looking for a new Associate Editor who shares the vision for our journal to support the Editors-in-Chief in handling manuscripts and contributing to the development of the journal.

Applications should include a cover letter responding to this call for applications, detailing the candidate’s interest in and vision for the position, their CV, and any other material that supports the candidacy.

Applicants should outline:

  • Their motivation to become an Associate Editor for Journal of Cheminformatics;
  • How the journal might benefit from their field of expertise;
  • Their stance on the principles of open source, open data and FAIR and how these align with the journal ethos; 
  • Past and current relationships with and activities for Journal of Cheminformatics;
  • Past and current editorial experience — i.e., assessing manuscripts, inviting reviewers, etc.;
  • How they would represent the journal among peers, including at relevant conferences in the field of cheminformatics;
  • Any other aspects that might be helpful to assess the application.

The new Associate Editor will be remunerated for their role.

How to apply

Please submit your applications via this form

If you have any difficulties using the form, please contact us. 

Deadline for applications

31 January 2022

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