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Applied Spectroscopy Journal Editor, Peter R. Griffiths recently communicated his intent to step down as editor in March 2017. Additionally, the term of current Journal Editor-in-Chief Michael Blades will end in June 2018. The Publications and Executive Committees of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy are now conducting a search for qualified applicants for the position of Editor beginning in April 2017 with the intent that the individual filling that position will transition to the Editor-in-Chief role of Applied Spectroscopy in 2018. The term served as Editor will provide the applicant opportunity to learn the processes of the journal operation to help prepare for the transition to Editor-in-Chief. Applicants must be a top scientist in the field, be a member in good standing of the Society, should have a distinguished scholarly record and experience in academic leadership roles. He/She should also possess strong organizational and management skills, and the ability to work well with others. Applicants will also need to have appropriate time and resources to manage the peer review processes for a busy journal and will have the ability to encourage high quality submissions. The position is a three-year term and the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the regular monthly publication of Applied Spectroscopy and serves as a non-voting member of the Society Executive Committee and Governing Board. There is a small honorarium associated with the position, as well as some paid travel to attend Pittcon and SciX.

 

If you would like to be considered for the position, please email your name and contact information along with supporting documentation including a CV, a summary of qualifications for the position, and a statement on your vision for the journal to: Dr. John Wasylyk, Chair of the SAS Publications Committee exdir@s-a-s.org The deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2016.




Last Modified: Oct 10, 2016