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We are looking for new editors

International Journal of Food Contamination is relaunching in 2023 as Food Safety and Risk! We are looking for an additional Editor-in-Chief to cover the field of food chemistry as we undergo this exciting new launch process. 

We are also looking for 2-4 Associate Editors working in the field of food safety to support our Editors-in-Chief in commissioning content, handling papers and promoting the journal.

If you think you meet this profile, please send a cover letter responding to this call for applications detailing your interest in and vision for the position, your CV, and any other material that supports your candidacy.

Applicants should outline:

  • Their motivation to become an EiC or Associate Editor for Food Safety and Risk;
  • How the journal might benefit from their field of expertise;
  • Past and current relationships with and activities for the journal, if any;
  • Past and current editorial experience — i.e., assessing manuscripts, inviting reviewers, etc.;
  • How they would represent the journal among peers, including at relevant conferences in the field of food safety and risk;
  • Any other aspects that might be helpful to assess the application.

How to apply

Please send your applications to Matthew Smyllie (matthew.smyllie <at> 

Deadline for applications

21 October 2022