Call for Editor-in-Chief

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Call for Editor-in-Chief

Gerontology & Geriatrics Education

Deadline
30 April 2021

About the Journal

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Program, Publications, and Products Committee is announcing a search for the position of Editor-in-Chief.

Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, the official journal of the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the exchange of information related to research, curriculum development, program evaluation, classroom and practice innovation, and other topics with educational implications for gerontology and geriatrics. It is designed to appeal to a broad range of readers, including faculty, students, practitioners, administrators, and policy makers and is dedicated to disseminating cutting edge and evidence-based knowledge in the field of gerontology and geriatrics education.

About the Role:

This 4-year contract term will become effective January 1, 2022. Transitions will begin as early as October 2021. The Editor-in-Chief works closely with publishing staff, Associate Editors, and at times directly with authors, reviewers, and readers, for the benefit of the journal and the Society. The Editor-in-Chief proposes the editorial plan and exercises editorial independence in selection of content with advice and guidance provided by the Editorial Board, Taylor & Francis and GSA. The editorship is a voluntary position with an institutional editorial office stipend. Candidates must be dedicated to developing a premier scientific journal.

Application Procedure:

Nominations and applications may be made by the candidate or others, and must include:

  • a 500-word maximum letter of intent with reason for interest in the position, relevant experience, and vision statement for the journal in 5 years;
  • the candidate’s curriculum vitae;
  • and a conflict of interest statement.

All nominations and applications must be emailed to Judie Lieu, Vice President of Publishing and Professional Resources, at [email protected] by April 30, 2021. Selected candidates will be interviewed by Editor-in-Chief Search Workgroups in May/June 2021.

 

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Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, the official journal of the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the exchange of information related to research, curriculum development, program evaluation, classroom and practice innovation, and other topics with educational implications for gerontology and geriatrics. It is designed to appeal to a broad range of readers, including faculty, students, practitioners, administrators, and policy makers and is dedicated to disseminating cutting edge and evidence-based knowledge in the field of gerontology and geriatrics education.