Call for Nominations: SSM Assistant Editor


About Journal

Sustainable Structures and Materials (SSM) is an international peer-reviewed, non-profit, open access journal that publishes twice a year with original research articles as well as review articles in all areas sustainable structure and building materials. The journal welcomes submissions across a range of discipline and publishes both theoretical and practical studies. Contributions from academia and from industry are equally encouraged.

SSM provides permanent archiving for electronic scholarly journals. It operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published content. SSM is the process to get many leading abstracting and indexing databases.

Position Description

Assistant Editors work in teams to perform technical edits to articles selected for publication. The technical edits focus on cite-checking and proofreading/editing. Assistant Editors do not serve for a defined term; rather, they are assigned to work on specific articles scheduled for publication. Those who successfully complete an assigned technical edit are listed in the journal masthead as Assistant Editors, and their deans receive a letter from the Editor in Chief acknowledging and thanking them for their service.


Applicants must be finished undergraduate with high CGPA from Civil Engineering or Architecture departments. Nominees for this position must possess and maintain scientific knowledge of the scope all areas sustainable structure and building materials and topical interest area, which covers:

  • Materials and new technologies included: cement, mortar, reinforced concrete, Self-healing concrete, bricks, additives, corrosion technology, ceramics, timber, different types of fibers, recycled materials, sealants, and adhesives.
  • New designs, re-design, repair and maintenance, restoration, and rehabilitation of the following: bridges, high-rise buildings, dams, civil engineering structures, silos, highway pavements, tunnels, sewers, roofing, housing, and heritage buildings.
  • All dimensions of sustainable structures and Materials included: various contexts of environmental, social, cultural development and economic angles and managed over many measures of time and space.

The assistant editor will be appointed for a minimum initial one-year term, renewable for additional terms, up to a maximum of 12 years total service in this role.

How to Apply for an Assistant Editor Position

Full applications are due no later than September 20, 2019. Those interested should send a cover letter, CV. All materials must be submitted to the Editor-In-Chief of SSM, Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Mosaberpanah, by emailing


The Results will be announced till end of October, 2019