Editor in chief/ Editorial Member/ Reviewer

Editor in chief:

The editor-in-chief is the organization’s head of departments and he is responsible for delegating all tasks to the membership of staff as well as managing them.

Typical responsibilities of editors in chief include:

  • Responsibility for the academic and research quality of Journal and for ensuring that it represents the full breadth of any title, reflecting the interests and objectives of the WFL Publisher
  • Responsibility for ensuring that content of WFL Publisher' articles are accurate, credible, authoritative, relevant to the Journal’s scope and mission, readable, and comprehensible. The Editor is responsible for setting and communicating Journal policies regarding authorship, conflict of interest, ethical conduct of research, and academic misconduct, with support from WFL Publisher.
  • Recognizing that scientific and editorial ethics are founded upon integrity, competence, and a responsibility to protect the communal and public interest, the Editor shall strive to advance the reporting of science in ways that ensure the highest standards of reliability, accessibility, openness, and integrity of the scientific enterprise. The Editor shall promote the broader ethical and communal interests of science in the public domain.
  • Responsibility for selecting manuscripts that are original and important contributions to knowledge. Published manuscripts are expected to present valid and reproducible results in sufficient detail for readers to assess the validity of the inferences drawn. Published manuscripts are expected to refer appropriately to previous scientific work.
  • Responsibility for commissioning material in accordance with agreed editorial policies.
  • Responsibility for appointment of the Editorial Board, in cooperation with WFL Publisher. Major editorial appointments and agreement on overall working processes, roles and editorial structure are subject to final approval from WFL Publisher.
  • Responsibility for selecting high quality manuscripts for publication in WFL Publisher, including articles, commentaries, editorials, and reviews. The Editor should use the expertise of the Editorial Board, other peer reviewers, and editorial staff in critiquing and selecting manuscripts for publication. The Editor may delegate manuscript selection to editorial board members or other members of the editorial team. However, the Editor remains the final arbiter for all material published with WFL Publisher.
  • Ensuring that peer review and other related publication assignments are undertaken by qualified specialists, and that these specialists disclose relevant conflicts of interest as part of the regular review process.
  • Bringing public attention to the scientific content of WFL Publisher articles or journals through dissemination of information to the media, working in collaboration with the Publisher.
  • Responsibility for clearly defining and implementing WFL Publisher’s ethical standards, in collaboration with WFL Publisher. The Editor is not responsible, however, for investigating, judging, or punishing the author for ethical lapses, other than deciding if authors should be barred from submission to any journal when academic misconduct has been documented. The Editor shall establish the article, journal’s policy on notifying an author’s institution of failure to comply with the WFL Publisher’s ethical standards. The Editor is also responsible for working with the WFL Publisher to inform readers and secondary services of work formally found to be plagiarized, fabricated, or falsified.
  • Responsibility for establishing procedures to help maintain articles, journal quality, identify errors and problems, detect trends that reflect deterioration in quality, and in collaboration with WFL Publisher implement corrective actions as needed. The Editor, supported by WFL Publisher shall monitor the number and types of errors that appear in articles, journal or books.
  • Responsibility for monitoring editorial processing timelines, using information provided by the WFL Publisher. This shall include monitoring acceptance and rejection rates of specific types of manuscripts, managing the inventory of accepted manuscripts, tracking reviewer performance, and turn-around times for every stage from manuscript receipt to publication.
  • Acting professionally, without prejudice or conflict of interest. The Editor will not allow their editorial judgment to be influenced by political, commercial and other considerations that are beyond the scope of each scientific report and analysis of possible impacts and applications
  • The Editor will not disclose confidential information unless authorized by the source of that information, or if there are allegations of misconduct that require access to that confidential information, or if the Editor is required by law to disclose that information.
  • The Editor shall refrain from using confidential information for personal gain, and shall take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is not used for the advantage of other parties.
  • Conducting at least one Editorial Board meeting annually during which the Editor will provide the Editorial Board with an update on articles, or journal, identify and discuss areas in need of performance improvement; and explore ideas for editorial development and potential enhancements to the print and online.

Become an editorial review board member:

An editorial board member are very important members of the editorial board who carry out peer review in the publication process. Their contributions are significantly improving research, science and academic manuscripts. A peer reviewer often takes the place of an advisor to both authors and editors. Their role enables authors to structure, clarify and highlight important aspects of their research or manuscripts by providing constructive criticism and feedback. Their role also benefits the reviewer as well. This enables the mutual transfer of knowledge in the publication process through their interactions with the creative ideas of researchers and scientist within their field of expertise. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer with WFL Publisher JFAE, we would love to invite you to look at the criteria that would enable you become a reviewer with us by filling our online form.

To become a reviewer with the WFL Publisher's journal (JFAE), you should:

  • Be working at a senior academic level (senior researcher, consultant or head of a unit/department)
  • Have experience in conducting research.
  • Have published your own work in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Be able to critically evaluate other people’s academic work.
  • Be able to invite known experts to join the editorial board.


The WFL Publisher is intending to launch new electronic journals as such WFL Publisher is looking for reviewers.

The application to become reviewer is welcome,

  • The applicant must have good knowledge of the subject matter, experience in technical writing and editing
  • They should be able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Reviewer should refer high quality manuscripts to WFL Publisher JFAE for publication.
  • Be working at a senior academic level (senior researcher, consultant or head of a unit/department)
  • Have experience in conducting research.
  • Have published your own work in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Be able to critically evaluate other people’s academic work.
  • Be able to invite known experts to join the editorial board.

If your proposal is accepted, you can assume the position of an editor or a reviewer for the journal. It will also be an opportunity to form a team of assistant editors to assist you in your work. The editorial office will provide an administrative and editorial assistance to ensure a smooth reviewers process (contract agreement will be signed).

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