Managing Editor for Academic Journals

Company:IQRA University

Location:Pakistan / Karachi

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Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2022-11-19

Managing Editor for Academic Journals

IQRA University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to join as a “Managing Editor for Academic Journals.”

Job Summary

The Managing Editor is responsible for the excellence of the intellectual content of Iqra University’s journals. An individual must develop and maintain the profile and reputation of the journals on an international forum. Additionally, the candidate should ensure that the purpose, scope, and content are aligned with the contemporary and newly-emerging strategies. The utmost essential responsibility of the managing editor is to meet the standards of international bodies to assure Iqra University’s journals indexed in Scopus and the Web of Sciences.

Managing Editor Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Improve the journals’ credibility among the scientific community and enhance the impact.
  • Plan and implement strategies to get journals indexed in the Scopus and Web of Sciences, accordingly.
  • Maintain and assure the highest standards of ethics and competence.
  • Ensure that the published papers are consistent with the editorial mission.
  • Ensure that the review process is completed promptly and the authors have receive timely constructive feedback about submitted papers.
  • Working with senior editorial team members to ensure a coherent publication strategy for all journals.
  • In collaboration with the Editors-in-Chief, creating and maintaining a strong social media presence for the journals.
  • Coordinating with other team members to align with the strategic goals.
  • Provide strategic contribution to the development of the journals.
  • Monitor the journals’ websites.
  • Promote the journals at relevant conferences and other public events.
  • Attend events on behalf of the university or the Editors-in-Chief.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the management.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as managing editor or relevant role.
  • The candidate must be able to work remotely.
  • Can be a local or international resident.
  • An international candidate is encouraged to apply.
  • A university degree (equivalent to Master, or Ph.D.) in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in the relevant field is mandatory.
  • Strong writing skills and knowledge of the English language.
  • The ability to effectively plan and coordinate with people and operations.
  • The candidate must possess critical thinking and reasoning ability.

Note: Interested applicants must send CV with a recent photograph to careers@iunc.edu.pk (State “Managing Editor” in the subject).

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