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BMC Biomedical Engineering is recruiting new Editorial Board Members. With an increasing visibility of the journal, we wish to expand our Editorial Board to ensure the journal is able to cope with an increasing number of submissions whilst maintaining high editorial standards.

We welcome applications from researchers with any relevant expertise and we particularly welcome applications from the field of cardiovascular research and biomaterials.

Criteria

We are interested in individuals who are committed to open access, data sharing and innovation in scientific publishing.

Our Editorial Board Members should have a minimum of twenty (20) research papers published in reputable, English language, peer-review journals.

They should be frequently listed as corresponding author (first or last author) during the last five years.

Suitable Editorial Board Members for BMC Biomedical Engineering must:

  • Support the journal’s ethos, scope, editorial standards, and policies, and be committed to represent BMC Biomedical Engineering within the scientific community.
  • Provide a professional and supportive service to our authors and ensure that manuscripts fulfil the requirements of the Journal and are handled efficiently and appropriately through peer-review.

Role and responsibilities

The Editorial Board Member is primarily responsible for assessing manuscripts for their suitability for peer review, selecting suitable reviewers who meet the Journal’s requirements and recommends decisions on the basis of the peer reviewers’ reports and their own assessment while adhering to the Journal’s editorial policies.

An Editorial Board Member for BMC Biomedical Engineering should be willing to handle a minimum of 12 manuscripts per year across a range of disciplines within their broader subject area.

We also encourage all of our Editors to take an active interest in journal development and promotional projects to help increase the visibility of our published research.

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in becoming an Editorial Board Member for BMC Biomedical Engineering, please click here to submit your application.

Annual Journal Metrics

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    114 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    78 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    158 days from submission to acceptance
    23 days from acceptance to publication

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