Searching for the Next Editor-in-Chief of JCE

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The Board of Publication of the ACS Division of Chemical Education announces the opening of a search for the ninth Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Chemical Education (JCE). The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for all aspects of JCE publication either directly or cooperatively through the co-publication agreement with the ACS Publications Division. Visit or read the announcement I authored for the September issue of JCE, Announcement and Description of the Journal of Chemical EducationEditor-in-Chief Position*, for more information about the search, including how to apply. You can also learn more about the job and associated responsibilities of the position by viewing the video interview with the current Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Norbert Pienta.

07212017_Pienta Interview from ChemEd Xchange on Vimeo (Accessed 9/13/17).


Given the importance of the Journal of Chemical Education to the whole chemical education community, every member should be one of these three types related to the editor search. 

Advocate - Speak to strong candidates and encourage them to apply; send them to the website.

Explorer - Learn more about the position to consider applying yourself. Seek out information from the DivCHED site and talk to others who can help to inform your decision.

Applicant - Apply for the position and prepare your application due on January 31, 2018!

Which one are you?

*Yezierski, Ellen, Announcement and Description of the Journal of Chemical Education Editor-in-Chief Position, Journal of Chemical Education 2017 94 (9), 1183-1184