Friday, June 5, 2015

JAOCS seeks Editor-in-Chief

AOCS seeks candidates for the position of JAOCS Editor-in-Chief (EIC), to succeed outgoing EIC Richard W. Hartel whose term ends in May 2016. The Editor-in-Chief position requires a motivated individual with experience in the field of lipids research who is interested in making a significant contribution to a global society that provides information about fats, oils, and related materials. Strong leadership qualities are a must.

Duties include leading a team of Senior Associate Editors and Associate Editors; working with AOCS and the international publisher Springer to define editorial policies; communicating with peer reviewers, authors, and the AOCS leadership team; soliciting papers and making final selections for publication; attending Society and industry events; promoting the journal to increase its international prominence; and chairing a Journal meeting at the Society’s Annual Meeting & Expo. According to AOCS policy, the term for this appointment is five years, with an option for additional terms.

For consideration, please submit the following documents to me by email before August 7, 2015: letter of intent including your interest in and vision for the position, vitae, and any other material that supports your candidacy. Learn more here.

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