Seeking Applications for Editor-in-Chief
The Publications Committee of the American College of Cardiology is seeking applications for the position of Editor of the Journal.
JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology is a subspecialty journal encompassing all aspects of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Submissions of original research and state-of-the-art reviews from cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology, outcomes research, and related fields are encouraged. Experimental and preclinical work that directly relate to diagnostic or therapeutic interventions are also encouraged. The Journal aims to publishes only the highest calibre papers and authors and focuses on content that advances the field. The Journal occupies a unique position by focusing primarily on the practicing clinical electrophysiologist’s need for context and critical information to direct therapeutic decision making.
The new Editor’s term will begin in March 2020. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology is a monthly publication.
- Current academic appointment in clinical electrophysiology, and strong evidence of scholarly pursuits.
- Broad and in-depth knowledge of the field of cardiac arrythmias.
- Substantial experience in writing, editing and reviewing scientific articles.
- Ability to plan, coordinate and manage tasks associated with journal publication and production.
- Demonstrated ability in administration and leadership.
- Intention to cultivate the journal as a primary interest; estimated time commitment: 30%.
- Understanding of and appreciation for the potential and possibilities of new media, digital and electronic publication; and Social Media.
- Understanding of the Open Access publishing model, trends and competitive landscape.
- The ideal candidate will have served in a significant leadership role in a journal, e.g., Editor, Deputy Editor, Associate Editor or Assistant Editor.
Information and Application Deadlines:
The Editor is five years, with the possibility of re-appointment for an additional five-year term.