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The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Call for Social Media Editor

Call for Social Media Editor

The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse


The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (AJDAA) is seeking a Social Media Editor to take a leadership role in advancing the journal’s visibility and boosting engagement of the academic community and lay public with AJDAA. This effort will involve managing the journal’s online presence by developing a strategy, producing excellent content, assessing usage data, and managing and facilitating the development of social media communities by originating and responding to social media posts (Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and developing discussions.

The successful candidate should have experience using social media channels in either their professional and/or personal lives. They will be appointed as a member of the AJDAA Editorial Board and will work with the Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editors, and Publisher. As an Editorial Board member, the successful applicant will receive an online subscription to AJDAA as well as a 30% discount on all Taylor & Francis/CRC Press books. There is no direct financial compensation provided for this position.

The AJDAA is an international ISI journal with a 2017 2-year Impact Factor of 2.231. It is listed in both the Science Index and the Social Citations Index. The journal is published six times per year and provides an important and stimulating venue for the exchange of ideas among researchers working in diverse areas, including public policy, epidemiology, neurobiology, and the treatment of addictive disorders. The journal also publishes a wide range of translational research, covering preclinical and clinical aspects of the field.

To apply, please send via email a CV and a cover letter to the AJDAA Editor-in-Chief Bryon Adinoff, M.D., at editor@theAJDAA.com. Please outline in your cover letter how you meet the attributes listed above (including your current Twitter account) and how you intend to build awareness of AJDAA.

Deadline for applications: March 1 2019

The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse is an international journal published six times per year and provides an important and stimulating venue for the exchange of ideas between the researchers working in diverse areas, including public policy, epidemiology, neurobiology, and the treatment of addictive disorders. The journal includes a wide range of translational research, covering preclinical and clinical aspects of the field. The Journal covers these topics with focused data presentations and authoritative reviews of timely developments in our field. Manuscripts exploring addictions other than substance use disorders are encouraged. Reviews and Perspectives of emerging fields are given priority consideration.

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