[OSGeo-Discuss] fw: Recruiting Associate Editors for the Journal of Open Research Software

Tom Roche Tom_Roche at pobox.com
Wed Feb 10 08:16:14 PST 2016

Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 18:03:19 +0000
From: "Neil Chue Hong (SSI)" <N.ChueHong at software.ac.uk>
Subject: [Discuss] Recruiting Associate Editors for the Journal of Open Research Software

> The Journal of Open Research Software is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes Software Metapapers describing research software with high reuse potential as well as research papers on Issues in Research Software that cover different aspects of creating, maintaining and evaluating open source research software. We're currently seeking new Associate Editors for the journal[: see] http://openresearchsoftware.metajnl.com/announcement/

>> We are seeking Associate Editors from all fields of research, however we are particularly seeking candidates with the following expertise or experience:

>> * Geospatial software

Note that's the first item in their list.

>> Candidates should send an email to editor.jors at ubiquitypress.com with the subject "Associate Editor position" and the following information:

>> * A short summary of your current research position
>> * A description of why you believe you would make a good Associate Editor for JORS
>> * A suggestion of the subject areas that you would cover
>> * References to any relevant supporting material

>> Please note that this is a voluntary editorial position. The time commitment is not huge but also not trivial; editors are expected to handle 1-2 submissions per month for the journal. Further information or answers to questions can be obtained from editor.jors at ubiquitypress.com, and further details about the journal can be found at http://openresearch.metajnl.com/

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