April 09, 2020

Looking for Associate Editor-in-Chief - Animal Frontiers

Animal Frontiers moves to 6 issues per year in 2021 and needs an Associate EiC

 It is hard to believe that Animal Frontiers is celebrating 10 years in 2020. With an impact factor of 1.9 and a dramatically increased distribution, the Animal Frontiers  editorial board has opted to beginning publishing 6 issues per year in 2021 and as such is beginning the search for an Associate Editor-in-Chief.

Animal Frontiers expects the Associate EiC to work closely with the EiC to advance the EiC’s and governing councils vision for a 6 issue per year Animal Frontiers.

The Associate EiC will be charged with:

·      Steer/direct all aspects of publication in line with the current EiCs vision 3 issues of Animal Frontiers per year

·      Work to maintain the global nature of Animal Frontiers

·      Continue enhancing scientific quality

·      Promote journal growth

·      Work to determine a process to better integrate international journal submissions.

  • Work with OUP to maintain and enhance Animal Frontiers as the leading global journal providing perspectives on contemporary issues related to animal science and animal agriculture.

There is a stipend for the Associate EiC to be used at the discretion of the Associate EiC.

You are encouraged to submit names of individuals who you feel should be considered for this position, self-nominate for consideration, and/or submit a formal application. A full application for evaluation should include:

  • A current CV.
  • A description of the candidate's editorial experience.
  • The names and contact information of 3 references.

Applications are due June 1, 2020. Please address communications to the Chair of the Search Committee (Dr. Pete Hansen, AF Associate EiC Search Committee) submitted electronically to the ASAS Membership Manager, Melissa Burnett (MelissaB@asas.org).

The committee will evaluate applications within 10 days of the deadline, with the intent of conducting interviews with finalists by Zoom in June.

Questions concerning the search process or expectations of the position should be addressed to Dr. Pete Hansen or Dr. Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe (MeghanWR@asas.org). Questions concerning the day-to-day operations of the journal should be addressed to Dr. Debora Hamernik.

Sincerely,

Animal Frontiers Governing Council