AIP Publishing is seeking the next Editor-in-Chief for Applied Physics Letters (APL).
Candidates should be highly regarded scientists attuned to the expanding and global field of applied physics, and bring a strategic and innovative vision to maintain and build on the prestige and influence of Applied Physics Letters. The successful candidate will prioritize author-centric practices to best serve the needs of a diverse applied physics community, rigorously uphold ethical standards, and position the journal to publish in emerging areas of science. The candidate will possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills and will work collaboratively with a committed editorial team of scientific experts and the Publisher, to translate that strategy into a vibrant editorial program. This is an exciting and challenging position at a time of change in scholarly publications and communication.
There are no geographic limitations to the Editor’s location. The initial appointment is for five years with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be paid an honorarium commensurate with the roles and responsibilities of the position.
The search committee welcomes either applications or nominations of potential candidates. A nomination can be a short note suggesting a suitable candidate. An application should consist of a Curriculum Vitae and a statement of the applicant’s vision and future aspirations for Applied Physics Letters. The statement should be no more than 3 pages and should include a few paragraphs on your leadership experience and scientific accomplishments that make you uniquely qualified for the Editor-in-Chief position.
Applications or nominations received before June 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. A Search Committee will advise AIP Publishing regarding suitable candidates for the position. Please send applications or nominations by e-mail with the subject line ‘Editor Search’ to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applied Physics Letters — For more than 60 years, APL has been a leading publication publishing concise, up-to-date reports on significant new findings in applied physics. Emphasizing rapid dissemination of key data and new physical insights, APL offers prompt publication of new experimental and theoretical papers reporting applications of physics phenomena to all branches of science, engineering, and modern technology. For more information on APL, visit apl.aip.org.
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