Talk:WikiJournal of Science/Editors

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This is a page to discuss the proposed current applications to join the editorial board or as an associate editor of the WikiJournal of Science.
To see open applications across all WikiJournals, see this page.

New applications should be made below. Please see the relevant bylaws, ethics requirements for editorial board members, and ethics requirements for associate editors for eligibility, powers, duties and voting.

Apply to the editorial Board

Apply to be an associate editor

As per the journal bylaws, an editorial board member or associate editor is elected after a majority vote, counting after 7 days of voting, by the following electorate:

  • Current editorial board members.
  • Peer reviewers who have completed at least one peer review of WikiJournal of Science.
  • Editors with at least 30 edits to WikiJournal of Science pages.
  • Not an individual voting for herself/himself.

After fulfillment of the above, any current editorial board member can execute the acceptance, by copy-pasting {{subst:WikiJournal accepted board member}} or {{subst:WikiJournal accepted associate editor}} underneath the votes.

Editorial board application of Kevin Moerman[edit source]

Kevin Moerman PhD, MSc, BEng (website)
Areas of expertise: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational (bio)mechanics, Image-based modelling, Meshing, Open source engineering software development, Open Hardware development

Relevant experience:

Professional - Research, teaching
Publishing - Published >50 papers, Associate Editor in Chief and co-founder for the Journal of Open Source Software, Editor for PLOS-ONE, Editor for the Journal of Open Hardware
Open - Open source software development (e.g. GIBBON), Git/GitHub collaborative working experience, Steering committee member of the Engineering Archive pre-print server, some minor Wikipedia editing experience.

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. (discuss) 15:13, 26 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Comment Can you register an account? OhanaUnitedTalk page 17:41, 26 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    Yes, I had one already. It is KevinMoerman. Thanks. KevinMoerman (discusscontribs) 14:15, 27 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    Thank you. OhanaUnitedTalk page 13:43, 2 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I support this application. The applicant has solid experience in research, publishing and open collaboration. OhanaUnitedTalk page 16:24, 15 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I support this application. The applicant, an accomplished researcher, has experience with some of the most open forms of traditional science/engineering scholarly journal publishing, notably including co-founding the Journal of Open Source Software. --Aoholcombe (discusscontribs) 20:29, 15 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Delighted to support. The technical, publishing, and editing experience are all beneficial. Chiswick Chap (discusscontribs) 07:43, 17 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I support the candidate application. He has strong credentials to help strengthen the engineering/CS reputation of the journal (e.g., co-founder of JOSS Journal). Natematic (discusscontribs) 07:06, 18 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support - excellent relevant experience. Especailly JOSS, which has a similarly innovative publishing model and platform and work with other OA journals. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 11:56, 24 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]