AIP Publishing is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for Applied Physics Letters (APL)
April 27, 2018
Melville, New York
AIP Publishing is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for
Applied Physics Letters (APL).
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 Applied Physics Letters. The successful candidate will bring a vision and passion for excellence to the role as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Adopting a strategic view will be important, as will working collaboratively with a committed editorial team 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 July 16, 2018 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 features 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 technology.
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