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Information for Reviewers
Thank you for your interest in serving as a reviewer for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching. The contributions of experts in the field to the peer review process are a vital part of our professional responsibility to the Science Education community and to the broad readership of the Journal.
In order to provide timely, high-quality feedback to authors, the Journal's editorial office asks reviewers to read and respond within 3-4 weeks of accepting a manuscript for review.
Becoming a JRST Reviewer
JRST accepts as reviewers scholars with a relevant publication history in the Journal or in other peer-reviewed publications. In addition to regular reviewers, JRST also accepts graduate students who have finished their coursework as junior reviewers for the Journal.
In order to review for the Journal, you must have or create a user account in the ScholarOne/Manuscript Central system at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jrst . When you create or access your account, you will be asked to fill out personal profile information. Please fill this in completely, specifying your area(s) of expertise. At the bottom of the user profile page, there is an option to attach a file. Please attach a short form CV (1-2 pages) listing relevant publications and experience. Be sure to check the box indicating you are willing to review for the Journal.
JRST staff will periodically examine reviewer applications and add reviewers to the system.