American Society For Nutrition

Editor Search

Editor Search

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

AJCN Editor Search

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) announces the search for Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN), an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes meritorious work in basic and clinical studies relevant to human nutrition. The AJCN is the leading journal in clinical nutrition worldwide, having the highest impact factor among peer-reviewed research journals in the nutrition and dietetics category and subscribers on six continents. The five-year appointment of the new Editor will begin in July 2017.

Nominations and self-nominations should be received as a letter of intent by May 1, 2016 and include a cover letter describing the candidate's qualifications for the position along with a curriculum vitae. After review of the nominations, the top candidates will be asked to provide additional information on their qualifications and vision for the journal to complete their application. The deadline for receipt of the full application is June 20, 2016.

Please click here for details on the application requirements.

Information on the responsibilities of the Editor can be found here.

For a background document on the journal, click here.

The full search announcement can be found here.

Open Access Journal Editor Search

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) announces the search for Editor of a new open access journal to be launched in January 2017. The new journal will provide a global forum for the rapid publication of research findings on a broad range of topics in nutrition, placing particular emphasis on new article types and topics underserved or not served by current ASN publications. Fully peer reviewed, the new publication will broaden access to nutrition research to investigators with limited access to subscription-based journals. The Editor will provide leadership for the successful launch and continued development of an innovative and high quality scientific journal that serves the needs of nutrition research investigators world-wide.

We invite ASN members and other interested parties to submit nominations of potential candidates to the Editor Search Committee. 

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a brief biographical sketch and curriculum vitae before February 15, 2016, and provide additional information on their qualifications and vision for the journal to complete their application by March 1, 2016. 

Please click here for details on the application requirements. 

Information on the responsibilities of the Editor can be found here

For a background document on the journal, click here

The full search announcement can be found here