Associate Editor

  • CIWEM
  • Remote (Global, working remotely)
  • 20 Jun, 2022
Seasonal Flood Risk Management Flood Management

Job Description

Journal of Flood Risk Management invites applications for Associate Editor

The Board of Editors of the Journal of Flood Risk Management (JFRM) is inviting applications for;

Role: Associate Editor               

Reports to: Editor in Chief                                               

Location: Global, working remotely                        

Contract: Standard Associate Editor contract, renewed annually after initial term

Remuneration: Although the post is voluntary there is a small honorarium paid annually

About the journal

The journal covers all aspects of flood risk management and achieved an Impact Factor of 3.884 in 2021.  The aims and scope of the journal are set out here. JFRM is an official journal of The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and is published by Wiley.

The role

We are seeking one Associate Editor to join the Editorial Board in September 2022.  Our Associate Editors guide the peer review process and make recommendations based upon external reviews. 

As well as taking an active role in the peer review process, our Editors act as champions for the journal within their community and networks.  They also provide valuable support and advice to the Editor-in-Chief and the owners of the journal on the direction and strategy for the journal.  Attendance at twice yearly Editorial Panel meetings (either in person or via remote link) is expected wherever possible.

Please contact the Editor-in-Chief if you wish to find out more about what the role entails before making an application.

How to apply

We are open to applicants from those working in any aspect of flood risk management. However, we would value applications from those with expertise in one or more of the following topics: Resilience, Vulnerability, Integrated flood risk management, Land use management, Climate impact and adaptation, Benefit-cost appraisal, and, Civil contingency planning.  

To apply for the role please send your CV to the Editor-in-Chief, p.samuels@hrwallingford.com, along with details of your particular areas of interest in flood risk management by 30th June 2022.

Equal opportunities

CIWEM and Wiley are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to bring about lasting change that is needed to shape a better, more diverse future. We know that diversity expands and advances knowledge by including the world’s best thinking. We will always stand up for diverse voices among our colleagues, volunteers, authors, researchers, editorial teams and educators. Bringing together people with different backgrounds and experiences fosters creativity and innovation; we believe that we need diverse voices to advance our mission, which has never been more important.