AIP Publishing is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Mathematical Physics (JMP).
Candidates are expected to be highly regarded scientists with research expertise in mathematical physics, broadly defined, such as partial differential equations, quantum mechanics, or representation theory. 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.
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 leading the field’s first journal dedicated to mathematical physics research. 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 the Journal of Mathematical Physics. This 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 June 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 JMP search committee: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Journal of Mathematical Physics is the first journal in the field of mathematical physics. It is a peer-reviewed journal with a focus on research areas that illustrate the application of mathematics to problems in physics, the development of mathematical methods for such applications, and for the formulation of physical theories. It published 463 articles in 2016 and was cited over 15,000 times. For more information on JMP visit jmp.aip.org.
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