If you enjoy reading and critiquing manuscripts and have an interest in maintaining the high quality of The MSL: Journal of the Medical Science Liaison Society, consider joining the Peer Review Panel!
Serving as a peer reviewer for The MSL: Journal of the Medical Science Liaison Society is a rewarding experience—one that can enhance your career and support other Medical Science Liaisons’ writing efforts. Whether you are an expert in clinical practice, MSL leadership and management, education, research, or quality improvement, your participation on the Peer Review Panel will help Journal authors get their message out to improve the profession and practice of the Medical Science Liaison role.
To help you better understand the peer review process, a variety of resources and a list of general qualifications and responsibilities are included below. If you would like to be considered for the Peer Review Panel, send your resume or curriculum vitae to the Interim Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Samuel Dyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peer review resources
- Visit The MSL Journal website: themsljournal.com
- Visit the global Elsevier publishing resource portal: http://www.elsevier.com/editors/publishing-ethics/perk
- Visit “Publishing your work in a Journal: Understanding the Peer Review Process” online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3474310
- Visit Elsevier “How to Conduct a Review”: https://www.elsevier.com/reviewers/how-to-conduct-a-review
General qualifications and responsibilities for all peer reviewers
- Content experts and practitioners in related areas of specialty practice or education
- Knowledge of the Medical Science Liaison profession and role, trends, and issues
- Interest in or experience with publishing
- Knowledgeable about trends that affect the Medical Science Liaison profession in general
- Cognizant of new or improved technologies or practices affecting the role of The Medical Science Liaison
- Competent with online peer review system
- Provide substantive reviews of manuscripts in areas of content expertise using the online peer review portion of the Scholastica Editorial System (SES).
- Complete the review within the specified timeframe (typically 14 days).
- Decline to review an article if you have a conflict of interest.