Physics: Cosmology, Physics: High Energy, Physics: Particle
The American Physical Society is conducting an international search for a new Lead Editor of Physical Review D. The Lead Editor will provide intellectual leadership and vision for editorial standards and policies, direct the journal, and lead its editorial board and staff of editors.
Physical Review D is a leading journal in elementary particle physics, field theory, gravitation, and cosmology and is one of the top-cited journals in high-energy physics.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: current involvement and stature in a field of research within the scope of Physical Review D; prior editorial service with scholarly journals; management experience; ability to work effectively with authors, referees, editors, and the APS; advocacy, integrity, and wisdom to lead the journal in responding to publication matters and issues important to all communities served by the journal.
The Lead Editor will be appointed as a consultant and may maintain their present appointment and location while devoting up to 20% of their time to this position. The initial appointment is for a three-year term with renewal possible after review. Compensation is negotiable and dependent on established time commitment. The desired starting date is 1 January 2020, but other arrangements can be made.
The APS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability or veteran status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of APS. Applications from and nominations of women and minorities are actively encouraged.
Review of applications will begin on 1 August 2019 and continue until a candidate is selected. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (cover letter plus CV) should be sent to: Prof. James Wells, Chair, PRD Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications and nominations will be treated with strict confidentiality.
About American Physical Society
The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.
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