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Are you a passionate and accomplished researcher in the field of biological sciences? Do you have a strong desire to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge and promote excellence in scholarly publishing? If so, we cordially invite you to consider joining the esteemed Editorial/Reviewer Board of Advances in Bioscience.

Join Us! Editorial/Reviewer Board for Advances in Bioscience

Advances in Bioscience is a leading open access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed research across the vast and ever-evolving field of biological sciences. The journal covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Plant biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • And many more!

About the Role

The Editorial/Reviewer Board Member will play a vital role in ensuring the scientific integrity and quality of the published research. Responsibilities will include:

Editorial Board Responsibilities

  • Contributing to Journal Policies: Contributing to the development and refinement of editorial policies, guidelines, and processes to improve the efficiency and overall quality of the journal.
  • Conducting Peer Review: Conducting timely and thorough reviews of assigned manuscripts related to their area of expertise. Provide constructive feedback on quality, originality, significance, and relevance of submitted manuscripts within the scope of the journal.
  • Editorial Decision Making: Participating in editorial decision-making processes by providing recommendations on whether to accept, reject, or request revisions to submitted manuscripts based on reviewer feedback and editorial judgment.
  • Providing Editorial Guidance: Providing constructive feedback and recommendations to authors to improve the quality, clarity, and scientific rigor of their manuscripts, and ensuring adherence to the journal's submission guidelines.
  • Upholding Journal Integrity: Upholding ethical standards in scholarly publishing, including avoiding plagiarism, conflicts of interest, addressing allegations of research misconduct or publication malpractice, and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Professional Development: Engage in ongoing professional development activities, such as attending editorial workshops or conferences, to stay informed about advances in the field, best practices in scholarly publishing, and ethical considerations.
  • Promoting the Journal: Actively promote the journal within the academic community and encourage researchers to submit high-quality manuscripts.
  • Identifying and Recommending Reviewers: Identify and recommend qualified reviewers from the field to evaluate submitted manuscripts, ensuring expertise and impartiality in the review process.

Reviewer Responsibilities

  • Conducting thorough and timely peer reviews: Evaluating assigned manuscripts for quality, originality, significance, adherence to journal guidelines, and provide constructive feedback to improve clarity, methodology, and overall quality.
  • Upholding Ethical Standards: Adhere to high ethical standards in the review of manuscripts, including the avoidance of plagiarism, conflicts of interest, and the maintenance of confidentiality.
  • Declaring Conflicts of Interest: Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest arising from personal or professional relationships with authors or institutions associated with submitted manuscripts.
  • Timeliness: Meeting assigned deadlines for completing manuscript reviews and submitting feedback to the editorial office in a timely manner.
  • Collaborating with Editors: Collaborating with the journal's editors and other board members to resolve any discrepancies, disputes, or questions arising during the review process.
  • Professional Development: Participating in ongoing professional development activities to stay updated on advances in the field and to enhance review skills.
  • Promoting the Journal: Promoting the journal within professional networks, encouraging colleagues to submit high-quality manuscripts, and contributing to the visibility and reputation of the journal.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Ph.D. or M.D. in a relevant field of biological sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Strong publication record in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Expertise in a specific area of biological science relevant to the scope of the journal.
  • Excellent editorial judgment and ability to identify high quality research.
  • Commitment to scientific excellence and ethical research practices.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and provide timely, fair, and constructive reviews.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief statement outlining your research interests and experience relevant to the journal's scope
  • Links to 2-3 of your most recent publications

Please submit your application materials to

Additional Considerations

  • The term of service on the Editorial/Reviewer Board is 3 years, which is renewable by mutual consent.
  • Membership on the Editorial Board or Review Board is voluntary.
  • No financial compensation is provided.
  • To build a diverse and inclusive editorial/reviewer team, we encourage applications from researchers from all backgrounds in the biological sciences.

We look forward to receiving your application and the opportunity to collaborate with you!