Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED)

International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)
Postdoctorales / Contrato
Hasta el 30/04/2023
Descripción de la oferta

The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) seeks a new Editor-in-Chief for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED), is an international journal aimed to enhance teacher preparation and student learning in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and related sciences such as Biophysics and Cell Biology, by promoting the world-wide dissemination of educational materials. The journal publishes on all aspects of biochemistry and molecular biology education, ranging from innovative teaching methods, emerging topics in teaching, history of the field and beyond

Perfil buscado

The successful candidate will be a leading member of the biochemistry and molecular biology community. They will have an outstanding publication record; extensive experience in peer review and/or editorial roles; an extensive, global network; an appreciation of diverse methodologies and biological systems within the journal’s scope; and will represent the diversity within the IUBMB global community.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to further develop the journal over a maximum three 3- year terms in the role. They must demonstrate a clear vision for its future growth and position in the publishing landscape. The appointee will bring extensive experience in peer review and/or editorial roles, high ethical professional standards, innovation, enthusiasm, strong leadership, and organizational and communication skills to the journal.

The appointed Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for: the vision, strategy and practical development of the journal; defining content and commissioning papers for regular and special issues; maintaining editorial standards; providing strong and inspiring leadership to the journal’s editorial board; appointing new board members to grow the journal; promoting the journal; and working closely with IUBMB and the publisher (Wiley) to manage publication. This important leadership role will require a significant time commitment and will be recompensed accordingly. Associate Editors are appointed to limited terms by the Editors-in-Chief to handle some functions, subject to approval by the IUBMB Executive Committee. The Editor-in-Chief of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education will receive an annual honorarium and is supported by professional editorial office assistance.

Presentación de solicitudes

Applications should include the following
1) A full CV, including details of peer review and/or editorial roles and the applicant’s publication record
2) A brief statement describing your vision for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
3) A cover letter outlining your suitability for the Editor-in-Chief role
4) Two reference Letters

Please send any queries relating to this appointment and applications, in confidence, to: Prof. James Murphy
(, Chair of the IUBMB Publications Committee. Applications should be sent no later than
April 30, 2023. The Publications and Executive Committees of IUBMB will make the final selection by June. The appointed candidate would commence as Editor-in-Chief on January 1, 2024.