AIP Publishing is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Applied Physics (JAP).
Candidates should be highly regarded scientists with research expertise in applied physics, and be able to maintain and build on the prestige and influence of the Journal of Applied Physics. The successful candidate will be a visible presence in the community and will have strong leadership and interpersonal skills. They will work collaboratively with a committed editorial team and the Publisher, to translate that strategy into a vibrant editorial program. The candidate will have a vision geared toward journal growth, adopting a strategic, author-centric view will be important to maintain the high standard of the journal while expanding coverage to capture emerging areas. 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 Editor 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 the Journal of Applied Physics. 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.
Journal of Applied Physics — For over 90 years, JAP has been an influential, international journal publishing original research, methods, reviews, perspectives, and tutorials across a diverse array of topics within applied physics. To be suitable for publication in JAP, papers are expected to significantly advance the knowledge of applied physics or a closely related discipline, and their conclusions should be likely to have a noteworthy impact on the relevant scientific communities. For more information on JAP, visit jap.aip.org.
AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing’s mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf and on behalf of our publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. For more information, visit publishing.aip.org.
A wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), AIP Publishing’s mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity by breaking barriers to open, equitable research communication and empowering researchers to accelerate global progress. AIP Publishing supports the charitable, scientific, and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities on its behalf and on behalf of our publishing partners. Our publishing portfolio includes digital books, AIP Conference Proceedings, and peer-reviewed journals across a spectrum of research areas, including our flagship titles Applied Physics Reviews, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics.
AIP Publishing is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
The APS Physics Job Center has listings for the latest assistant, associate, and full professor roles, plus scientist jobs in specialized disciplines like theoretical physics, astronomy, condensed matter, materials, applied physics, astrophysics, optics and lasers, computational physics, plasma physics, and others! Find a job here as an engineer, experimental physicist, physics faculty, postdoctoral appointee, fellow, or researcher.