Emerging Contaminants: Soil and Water Perspectives Topical Collection Editors Recruitment


Emerging Contaminants: Soil and Water Perspectives is an open access, international English language journal that serves as a research hub for researchers to exchange and advance knowledge on emerging contaminants in soil and water environments.

It focuses on not only chemicals of emerging concern such as PPCPs and PFAS, but also particles such as engineered nanoparticles and micro(nano)plastics in soils and water.

Topics covered by the journal include, but not limited to:

  • Occurrence, source identification, and pathways
  • Detection, analysis, and monitoring
  • Fate and transport
  • Toxicity, impact, and risk assessment
  • Remediation and treatment
  • Green technologies and sustainability

As a Collection Editor, you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing at least one of your papers to the Topical Collection;
  • Soliciting papers from your peers to be published in this Topical Collection and take advantage of the high publicity of open access, a rapid, high quality peer-review process, and immediate publication after acceptance;
  • Checking the suitability of abstracts/manuscripts submitted to the Topical Collection;
  • Making a pre-check decision regarding whether to send a new submission to peer-review;
  • Making a final decision regarding whether to accept or reject a paper based on peer review outcomes.

As a Collection Editor, you will have the following privileges:

  • A recognition certificate as a Collection Editor;
  • Publishing one paper free of charge in your Topical Collection;
  • Inviting high quality papers to be published in your Topical Collection with certain discounts.


  • The Collection Editors' research and Collections' focus should be well within the scope of Emerging Contaminants: Soil and Water Perspectives;
  • All the Collection Editors (Chief Collection Editor and Co-Collection Editors) should hold a PhD degree.

We consistently uphold scientific and rigorous publishing principles, as well as strive for high-quality and efficient service objectives. The editorial office remains committed to enhancing the journal's quality and user experience. In this regard, we are pleased to announce the recruitment of new members to our Topical Collection Editors, with the aim of attracting exceptional international scholars to join our team. If you are interested, please fill in the Topical Collection Proposal Form and contact the Editorial Office (ecswp@ukscip.com) to apply for this role.