Call for Editor-in-Chief: PSM Microbiology


PSM invites applications from eligible scholars and researchers for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for the PSM Microbiology journal and share duties and responsibilities on a voluntary basis.

The journal is also seeking applications for Section Editor-in-Chief positions.

PSM Microbiology (ISSN: 2518-3834) is peer-reviewed, open access, international journal that considers original and high-quality research on all aspects of microbiology.


Qualification. The applicant holds a relevant doctoral degree, or a university lecturer position, or is a research fellow or the equivalent AND has published at least three academic papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Area of expertise. The applicant has good knowledge and research experience in his major scientific areas.

English language skills. The applicant has a strong command of the English language with verbal and written fluency.

Responsibilities of the editorship include:

  • The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for maintaining the quality, integrity, and efficiency of all peer-review processes.
  • Contributing to the strategic development of the Journal.
  • Actively commissioning content and exercising responsibility for the selection of submitted articles
  • Managing the receipt of submissions, and editing articles. The Editor/s reviews papers, manage the peer-review process and are responsible for content quality and relevance.
  • Acting as Guest Editor of a Special Issue in your particular field of expertise, or recommending potential topics and Guest Editors.
  • Managing and developing the Editorial Board and Editorial Advisors.
  • Representing the Journal and promoting it when possible, with the support of PSM.


  • Volunteering with the PSM can be an excellent opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary and committed editorial team.
  • PSM Microbiology provides an excellent opportunity to engage with, support, and develop your field of study.

This is a voluntary position: PSM is a non-profit organization run by academics and built around a committed community of volunteers.


If you would like to become editor-in-chief for PSM Microbiology, please provide the following information:

  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Position
  • Affiliation
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Areas of research interest

Please submit your application information, biography, and CV to the PSM Editorial Office, email:

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