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SIMULATION: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation Editor-in-Chief

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The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) seeks an Editor-in-Chief for our journal Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation . Working closely with SAGE, the Editor-in-Chief is instrumental in building the reputation of the journal and assuring its place as a scholarly repository for modeling and simulation knowledge. The Editor-in-Chief should be from a reputable institution in academia or industry at a suitable stage in his or her career but with enough time to devote to working on the journal. The role of the Editor-in-Chief is primarily to commission content for the journal, work with the managing editor to administer the peer review process, and contribute to developing strategic direction of the journal together with SAGE and SCS. DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2021

Submit your resume and cover letter to: scs@scs.org.

Full Flyer: https://scs.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/SC15516_JobOpening_EditorChiefSimulation_V2_v6_Final.pdf

The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) seeks an Editor-in-Chief for our journal Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation . Working closely with SAGE, the Editor-in-Chief is instrumental in…

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  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
11315 Rancho Bernardo Road, Suite 139, San Diego, CA 92127

How to Apply

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:

• The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for coordinating the activities of the journal with SAGE. 

• The Editor-in-Chief shall arrange for article solicitation for publication in the Journal, and shall be responsible for the selection and revision of articles through peer review in accordance with SAGE policies, processes and operational aspects, including their technical content, form, conciseness, clarity and accuracy.

• As necessary, the Editor-in-Chief shall secure the assistance of associate editors, subject area editors and advisory editors as necessary. 

• The Editor-in-Chief, with the assistance of the Managing Editor, shall be responsible for providing the Publisher with all articles via SAGE’s web-based submission system in a form suitable for publication that is acceptable to the Publisher and ready for production.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

• Networker: attends conferences; is sociable and connected to eminent people in the discipline and wider field; has worked at several different academic institutions. Is able to use networks to bring in quality submissions from a wide geographical region in academia as well as having relevant contacts in industry.

• Active/dynamic and driven: active researcher.

• An authority in the field: highly cited and well published in the area of the journal’s aims and scope.

• High profile: publicly vocal on the subject in question, has been active in related important organizations/groups.

• Experienced: prior experience of being a journal editor/ associate editor/guest editor and/or experience of being an editorial board member/referee.

• Organized: meets production deadlines, manages editorial office well, supplies complete copy.

• Responsive: responds promptly, stays contactable.

• Savvy: knowledge of modern journals publishing and related concepts, open to new ideas.

SIMULATION: TRANSACTIONS OF THE SOCIETY FOR MODELING AND SIMULATION

OTHER DETAILS:

• Term: the initial contracted term will be for three years with the option of an annual extension thereafter, pending Board approval.

Submit your resume and cover letter to: scs@scs.org.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:

• The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for coordinating the activities of the journal with SAGE. 

• The Editor-in-Chief shall arrange for article…

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