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Call for Associate Editors


The Editors-in-Chief of AQUA – Water Infrastructure, Ecosystems and Society are looking for Associate Editors to add to their team of internationally-renowned subject experts.


AQUA has an Impact Factor of 3.007 and CiteScore of 4.7. It publishes peer-reviewed scientific and technical papers suggesting new solutions for providing sustainable water supply. The journal covers research and development in both water technology and management. New opportunities are explored in the area of water supply such as reclaimed water supply, grey water supply, rainwater harvesting etc. AQUA is now Open Access and offers fast publication for new findings and research directions. See the Aims and Scope here:

The Associate Editors use our online peer-review system, Editorial Manager, to progress submissions by selecting reviewers and informing authors of editorial and publishing decisions. In addition, they contribute to policy decisions regarding the future direction of the journal, help acquire new material and encourage high-quality submissions.


Applicants should have:

  • An interest in developments with an international scope;
  • Great organisation, time management and communication skills;
  • A dedication to the role of Associate Editor and the time commitment it entails; and
  • An established record of work and scholarship in relevant scientific field(s); expertise in the following fields are particularly sought:
    • Water and Nature Preservation and Restoration
    • Water Treatment Processes, Residuals Treatment and Management
    • Water-Energy-Ecosystem Nexus
    • Water Infrastructure Design and Planning


Other qualities that are desirable:

  • Existing editorial experience, particularly with online peer-review systems;
  • Previous service and contribution to AQUA, i.e. being an author or reviewer;
  • Membership to the International Water Association (IWA); and
  • Association or institutional awards.


To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, expressing your suitability for the role and your vision for the journal, to the Editors-in-Chief, Professor Shuming Liu and Dr Pernille Ingildsen:

Deadline: 1 October 2022


About IWA Publishing

IWA Publishing is part of the International Water Association and leading global publisher of water, wastewater and environmental publications. IWA Publishing spreads knowledge about our most valuable resource, water, helping to improve global health and well-being. We publish a portfolio of 15 peer reviewed journals and 800 books, along with other information


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