Skip to content


Call-for-interest: Associate Editors

Nutrition & Metabolism is an online open access journal publishing studies with a clear focus on nutrition and metabolism with applications ranging from nutrition needs, exercise physiology, clinical and population studies, as well as the underlying mechanisms in these aspects. For more information on the journals’ aims, scope and content, please visit the journal's website.

The journal’s editorial team is led by co-Editors-in-Chief (EiCs) Prof. Xu Lin at Shanghai of Institute of Nutrition and Health in Chinese Academy of Sciences and Prof. Lorraine Brennan at University College Dublin in Ireland. The EiCs are looking to expand the Associate Editors’ team following the revision of the journal’s aims and scopes. In particular, the journal is looking for candidates with the below areas of expertise:

  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Clinical trials
  • Physical activity
  • Energy or nutrient metabolism
  • Nutritional requirements
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Metabolomics
  • Gut microbiota

Associate Editors will be responsible for handling peer review and making recommendations for decisions. They are also expected to provide suggestions to optimize the editorial workflow and to improve quality of service. If you have published articles in high-quality journals, have worked in a high-quality journal as an editorial board member or manuscript handling editor, and are confident to handle at least 2 articles per month, please don’t hesitate to send over your application, including a covering letter to express your interest and relevant experience along with a brief CV (max 2-pages) to the Editorial Office at

The deadline for application is Friday 1st Feb 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact the journal at