Join as Reviewer

BiLD Law Journal invites applications to join as Review Board Members. The Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing minimum two articles in each year. Successful candidates will become members of the board for a period of three years.  Review Board members shall be responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.

Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

Being a member of the Review Board means being professionally associated with BiLD Law Journal. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page and the web page for Bangladesh Institute of Legal Development.

Membership will be reviewed on a regular basis to allow as many specialists as possible the opportunity to contribute to our journal. In return for your time and expertise, you will receive a complimentary subscription to the Journal.

Responsibilities

BiLD Law Journal wants its members of Review Board to be key figures in their professions to have some experience of publishing articles and papers. A reviewer will be sent the manuscript along with the Plagiarism Checking Report after completing the primary review. A reviewer’s comment decides the acceptance or rejection of an article so they play an important role in peer review process. All the members are requested to test out the manuscripts submitted to them without any bias to increase the quality of our journal. There is no hard and fast rule to analyse a manuscript and it depends upon the worthiness, quality and originality. While verifying the manuscript a member of the Review Board has to go through following points.

  • Detailed examination and relevance of the manuscript.
  • Careful examination of purpose and objectives of the manuscript carried out.
  • Correctness of the conclusions and recommendations along with up-to date references.
  • Copyediting and proofreading of the manuscripts in accordance with publishing standards especially with grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  • Coverage areas of the manuscript in relevance with the scope of journal.

Honorarium

BiLD Law Journal acknowledges its great appreciation to the members of the Review Board. Being a member of the Review Board of BiLD Law Journal is truly productive, pleasant and in fact prestigious which helps in add-on to the scientific world through the ways and guidelines given by experts in the relevant fields. Though, it is time consuming and often goes unobserved, there are some important rewards that make the Review Board members worthwhile. A member of the Review Board will be entitled following honorarium while working with us.

  1. A member will be given an honorarium of 80$ for review of each article.
  2. A member will receive at least three copies of the journal for each issue.

Joining the Review Board

If you are interested in joining the Review Board of BiLD Law Journal, please submit a copy of your curriculum vitae or resume alongwith name, email address, telephone, city, state, country, name of your institution, Department, title or position, highest degree, number of referred articles published in English-language journals, number of books published in English, years of editing or peer review experience (for English-language journals) and interested field(s) in law to journal@bildbd.com