An Editor-In-Chief plays a major role, holding the responsibility of all the Journal operations and policies. The editor in chief is held accountable for efficient management of the Journal.
Roles and Responsibilities
With a great faith and trust in the professionalism of the elected person, we expect that our Editor-In-Chief will raise the reputation and profile of the Journal with respect to its competitors in the international marketplace by fulfilling the following responsibilities.
Ensures accuracy, fairness and completeness of all the content.
Ensures that all the corrections and clarification policies of Acta Scientific are carried out and are presented promptly.
Reviews feedback/evaluations of articles and other content and take steps to avoid future mistakes and hold the articles that are not ready for publication.
In collaboration with other Editors, decides the appropriate placement of content online.
Co-ordinates daily editing and online printing.
Works closely with other Editors in determining the Journal features.
Reads and edits all the content on the web pages of Acta Scientific.
Writes Articles and Editorials as assigned.
Works with Managing Editor and other Editors to develop web components.
Has final authority in the publication matters.
Planning and Association
Maintains a master calendar and day book file for planning of overage and follow-up of works on a timely basis.
Meets all deadlines and other requirements expected of all the Journal members.
Conducts weekly Editor meetings online.
Convenes Editors as needed for planning and problem solving.
Makes frequent evaluations to ensure the publication is meeting the needs and interests.
Provides leadership and supervision to other Editors.
Monitors day to day work activities.
Guidance for Maintaining Quality
Assist in the selection of Editors and Reviewers to join the Panel as required.
Implementations to grow the Journal.
Determine and implement strategies for increasing quality submissions to the Journal.
Promote the Journal and encourage high quality submissions.
Encourage appropriate revision of manuscripts and accept only high-quality papers that are high impact and contribute new and important information to the field.
Criteria for Editor-In-Chief
An experience with broad knowledge in the relevant field.
Extensive networks and high standing in the research community.
Strong publication record.
Deep understanding of peer review.
Decisive and fair.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated vision for Acta Scientific and the ability to think and act strategically towards the vision.
Highly motivated and committed to Acta Scientific.
Time to undertake the role effectively.
Pausing your Editorship
We understand that other commitments may impact on your ability to perform your duties. It is therefore possible to pause your participation as an Editor-In-Chief. If you would like us to temporarily refrain from contacting you with Journal-related requests, just let us know beforehand, so that we can work and arrange for an alternative to avoid disturbance in smooth functioning of the Journal.
As this role is very crucial for effective running of the Journal, the Editor-In-Chief is expected to be available as needed.
The contributions of editors will be a valuable fruit to the journal.