Editor Search Announcement
Advances in Nutrition:
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) requests applications for the position of Editor, Advances in Nutrition. The successful candidate will serve as Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Nutrition beginning January, 2014 with a five-year appointment. The Editor will provide leadership for the scientific quality and promote the continued development of Advances in Nutrition as the premier repository of contemporary review articles in nutrition science. Applicants should have achieved a high level of visibility in the field of nutrition, be a recognized leader in the field and have demonstrable strong leadership skills. The Editor will have a broad knowledge of nutrition, with a particular appreciation of emerging areas. The successful applicant will have the ability to identify and anticipate the wide range of interests in the area of nutrition as well as develop and implement a plan to strengthen the scientific standing of Advances in Nutrition.
Any interested member of ASN is encouraged to submit a letter of intent along with a curriculum vitae. Members of ASN, and other interested parties, are invited to submit nominations of potential candidates accompanied by a description of the candidate's editorial experience and a short endorsement.
Letters of intent and nominations should be received before October 15, 2012, although earlier expressions of interest are strongly encouraged. All 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 December 15, 2012. The Advances in Nutrition Editor Search Committee plans to interview candidates in early 2013.
All letters of intent and nominations should be addressed to the committee chair, Dr. Alice Lichtenstein, and submitted electronically to ASN Administrative Assistant, Valerie Bloom (firstname.lastname@example.org).