Toxicological Sciences (ToxSci)
The Official Journal of the Society of Toxicology
Toxicological Sciences is the official journal of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) and all proceeds from the journal remain within the scientific community. Toxicological Sciences provides a major source of funding for the SOT’s programs benefitting researchers in academia, industry, government, and other scientific organizations. By subscribing to Toxicological Sciences, submitting papers, and reviewing submissions, you make a direct contribution to the toxicology research community.
Search Underway for New Editor-in-Chief
Toxicological Sciences is the official journal of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). The SOT Council has directed the Society’s Board of Publications to conduct a search for a distinguished individual to serve as the next Editor-in-Chief of Toxicological Sciences for a three-year, renewable term beginning by October 1, 2013. The mission of Toxicological Sciences, as a capstone of the Society, is to publish premier, peer-reviewed, hypothesis-driven original research articles in all areas of toxicology. The Editor-in-Chief is expected to meet this mission with the highest level of integrity, scientific judgment, and professionalism, in addition to providing enthusiastic vision for maintaining the value of the journal.
The Editor-in-Chief is expected to provide scientific editorial leadership for the journal and serve as the primary coordinator of interactions among authors of submitted manuscripts, the publisher Oxford University Press (OUP), Associate Editors, members of the Editorial Board, and other peer reviewers. The Managing Editor within the Editorial Office receives all manuscripts submitted and handles the majority of clerical and nonscientific editorial functions. The Editor-in-Chief is provided with a budget from SOT and OUP for expenses related to editorial activities. Limited financial compensation may be available for the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief must be a well-established toxicologist with an extensive publication record, editorial experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and service. The applicant should be an SOT member.
Individuals interested in being considered for this important position should submit a letter stating their interest in the Toxicological Sciences Editor-in-Chief position, a brief statement of editorial philosophy and goals for Toxicological Sciences, and curriculum vitae to Dr. Janice Chambers, Board of Publications, c/o Marcia Lawson. The review process will begin on May 6, 2013, and applications will be considered until a new Editor-in-Chief has been identified.