Position: Editor in Chief, EPL
Company: European Physical Society
Nominations are now open for the position of Editor in Chief of EPL. EPL – formerly Europhysics Letters – is a leading global letters journal, owned and published by a consortium of 17 physical societies from across Europe. The term of office of the new Editor in Chief will be three and a half years, commencing from March 2013.
Nominees should be a recognised authority and a leading researcher in a specific field of physics, with a broad knowledge and interest in physics and its frontiers. A proven ability to interact with senior scientists is required. Candidates will need to demonstrate strong commitment and leadership to further develop EPL as a top-ranking journal. Experience with the editorial process for a physics journal is also desirable.
Nominations, which may be made personally or by a third party, should include a CV, a publication list and a covering letter – which should be written by the nominee, explaining their interest in, and qualifications for, the position, as well as their ideas for furthering the development and growth of the journal. Nominations should be sent by email to the chair of the selection committee, Markus Schwoerer, via the EPL Editorial Office editorial [dot] office [at] epletters [dot] net.
The deadline for nominations is 15 July this year.
Europhysics Letters was founded in 1986 by the European Physical Society; the Institute of Physics; the Société Française de Physique and its subsidiary, EDP Sciences; and the Società Italiana di Fisica.