17 April 2024
Recruiting Editorial Board Members for Forests

Forests (ISSN: 1999-4907) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on forestry and forest ecology published monthly online by MDPI. To expand our contribution to forestry research, Forests is recruiting researchers to join our Editorial Boards of the following Sections:

The primary responsibilities of Editorial Board Members include the following:

  • Pre-screening and making decisions on new submissions related to their research interests;
  • Leading a Special Issue related to their research interests (or participating as co-Guest Editor in Special Issues related to their research field) when available;
  • Providing input or feedback regarding journal policies;
  • Helping to promote the journal among their peers or at conferences;
  • Attending Board meetings to suggest journal development strategies;
  • Reviewing manuscripts in their area of interest when available.

The benefits of being an Editorial Board Member include the following:

  • Publication of one paper free of charge per year in Forests and potential discounts for additional papers that they invite;
  • A recognition certificate as an Editorial Board Member of Forests;
  • Additional sponsorships for conferences organized by Editorial Board Members;
  • The opportunity to take advantage of the website or the Board to announce conferences (which Forests can sponsor) and disseminate news, position openings, or any message useful to the scientific community.

The requirements for applying to the Editorial Board Member position include the following:

  • Enthusiasm for journal work and being able to assume the responsibilities required of Editorial Board Members;
  • Those with experience as a Special Issue Guest Editor or reviewer will receive priority.

If you are interested in becoming an Editorial Board Member of Forests, please send your full academic CV and a short cover letter that shows your interest and enthusiasm for the position to the Forests Editorial Office. We look forward to working with you in the future.

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