Job post: Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Submitted by AIP Publishing
2018-03-12 17:45:25

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
AIP Publishing is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE).
Candidates are expected to be highly regarded scientists with research expertise in the area of energy. Their primary research focus and publications record should fall within one or more of the following specialties: solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, bioenergy, energy storage, fuel cells, marine & hydroelectric energy, energy conversion, distributed energy generation, energy efficient buildings, sustainable transportation, sustainability related computational studies, and related systems modeling. An outstanding candidate will have also some applicable experience with resource analysis, economics, and energy policy.
The successful candidate will bring vision and a passion for excellence to the role as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Adopting a strategic view will be important, as will working collaboratively with a committed editorial team and the Publisher to translate that strategy into a vibrant editorial program. Previous editorial experience is desirable but not mandatory.
The Editor-in-Chief will be eligible for an honorarium or compensatory payment to his or her institution. There are no geographic limitations to the Editor-in-Chief’s location. The initial appointment is for five years with the possibility of renewal.
This is an exciting and challenging position at a time of change in scholarly communication. The search committee welcomes either applications or nominations of possible candidates. A nomination can be a short note suggesting a suitable candidate. An application should consist of a Curriculum Vitae and a statement of the applicant's vision and aspirations for Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy . The statement should be no more than 3 pages and should include a few paragraphs on your leadership experience and scientific accomplishments that make you uniquely qualified for the Editor-in-chief position.
Applications or nominations received before May 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. A Search Committee will advise AIP Publishing regarding suitable candidates for the position. Please send applications or nominations by e-mail with the subject line ‘Editor Search’ to the JRSE Search Committee: .
Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal covering all areas of renewable and sustainable energy relevant to the physical science and engineering communities. It covers everything from solar energy, wind energy, bioenergy, marine and hydroelectric energy, to energy conversion and energy storage, to resource assessment and energy policy. It published 225 articles in 2016 and was cited over 1,700 times. For more information on JRSE visit .
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