Editor-in-Chief, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) seeks a Board-certified geriatric psychiatrist to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the monthly journal The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. The Editor, in collaboration with Associate Editors and the Editorial Board, establishes editorialpolicies, develops ideas for new features, and guides the Journal in new directions. The Editor directs the Journal's web-based peer-review process, assigning reviewers to submitted manuscripts and making disposition decisions. This part-time, compensated position is served under a five-year contract and does not require relocation.  The position will involve a transition period coordinated with the current Editor-in-Chief, Dilip V. Jeste M.D., beginning in January 2015, and the full position will commence in January 2016.

Applicants must have significant publishing and editorial experience. Reporting to the AAGP Board of Directors, the successful candidate will work closely with the Journal's staff, Associate Editors and Editorial Board as well as with peer reviewers, authors and the media when appropriate.

Individuals may apply by sending a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to Editor Search Committee, 7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD 20814-3004, Ph: (301) 654-7850, Fax: (301) 654-4137, or to cdevries@aagponline.org before December 1, 2013.  All applications will be held in strictest confidence.

We are an EEO/AA employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.