Water Emerging Contaminants & Nanoplastics Initiates Global Recruitment for Junior Editorial Board Members

Published on: 19 Mar 2024 Viewed: 1202

Water Emerging Contaminants & Nanoplastics (WEC&N) is an open-access international journal dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, original research on pollutants of emerging concern in both natural and anthropogenic water cycles and their effects on ecosystems and human health. The inaugural issue was published in March 2022, and the journal has been indexed by Scopus in February 2024.

In a bid to augment the global reach and scholarly impact of WEC&N, invigorate the journal's dynamism, and nurture a fresh cadre of editorial talent, we extend a heartfelt invitation to young researchers to actively engage and infuse their passion and ingenuity. This global call for Junior Editorial Board members seeks to attract exceptional young scholars, offering them a robust international platform for academic dialogue and advancement in the field. We eagerly look forward to the involvement of outstanding young minds in propelling the vibrant evolution of the WEC&N Journal.

1. Recruitment Criteria

  • Demonstrated solid academic background and outstanding research capabilities, with achievements recognized in reputable academic databases such as Scopus.
  • Age under 40, holding a Ph.D. degree or possessing a Professorship title.
  • Strong interest in and profound understanding of emerging contaminants.
  • Enthusiastic engagement in journal affairs, brimming with passion and vitality, prepared to assume the role of a Junior Editorial Board member, actively contributing to the continuous improvement of the journal, and open to providing constructive suggestions and strategies.
  • Previous experience as an Editorial Board member or reviewer for international journals is preferred.

2. Junior Editorial Board Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the promotion and publicity efforts of the journal, actively promoting the journal at relevant academic conferences, workshops, and across academic and social media circles.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of a minimum of three manuscripts annually to uphold the journal's high-quality standards.
  • Contribute at least one high-quality paper per year as the first or corresponding author for the journal (or invite high-quality submissions).
  • Actively engage in the academic development of the journal by identifying hot and cutting-edge topics based on the latest research trends in the field.

3. Junior Editorial Board Benefits

  • Issuance of a Junior Editorial Board appointment letter, valid for a term of two years. Distinguished performance may lead to promotion to a full Editorial Board member.
  • Junior Editorial Board members, as first authors or corresponding authors, will receive priority for publication after successful peer review of submitted articles and will be granted one waiver on the Article Processing Charge (APC).
  • Potential opportunities for Junior Editorial Board members to serve as Guest Editors, assisting in organizing academic special topics.
  • Participation in various academic exchange activities in the capacity of an Editorial Board member.
  • Eligibility for the annual selection of outstanding Junior Editorial Board members.
  • Opportunity to receive journal support for organizing domestic and international academic conferences or forums.
  • Networking connections with renowned experts and scholars in related fields globally, facilitated by the journal platform.

4. Applications

The WEC&N Editorial Board eagerly anticipates your participation and is thrilled to explore the remarkable potential you bring to our team!

Editor: Suzy
Language Editor: Catherine Yang
Production Editor: Yan Zhang
Respectfully submitted by the Editorial Office of WEC&N

Water Emerging Contaminants & Nanoplastics
ISSN 2831-2597 (Online)


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