June 25, 2021

DEADLINE: July 19, 2021

The AOAC Editorial Board is seeking two members to serve a three-year term. Editorial Board members play a key role in AOAC publications and contribute to the overall Association strategic plan.

What is the Editorial Board responsible for?

The AOAC Editorial Board consists of AOAC members who serve as the expert advisory group on matters dealing with publications in support of AOAC’s mission and vision. The Editorial Board preserves and enhances the reputation of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL (J. AOAC Int.) as a trusted source of high-quality scientific information by:

  • Developing and maintaining a strategy and goals for J. AOAC Int. and other AOAC publications
  • Developing and promoting activities that raise the level of standing of J. AOAC Int.
  • Periodically reviewing quality and relevance of J. AOAC Int. content to the scientific community
  • Encouraging authors to submit quality manuscripts and/or special topic sections
  • Providing guidance to editors on the scope of J. AOAC Int.
  • Recruiting and appointing J. AOAC Int. editors and associate editors and monitoring their performance

Editorial Board members implement and monitor publication policies governing editorial matters and content, as well as other matters pertinent to the Association’s scientific peer-reviewed publications; recommend changes in publication policies to the AOAC Board of Directors; and establish policies and procedures for performing peer review of supplemental materials, including raw data, videos, etc.

What is expected of Board members?

Members serve for a term of three years and may be reappointed for one additional three-year term. Interested parties must actively be involved in the work of the Editorial Board, including, but not limited to, promptly responding to communications, attending and participating in meetings, reviewing meeting background materials and agendas prior to meetings, and accepting and following through on assignments.

How can I apply?

Candidates should send their resumes and two letters of recommendation to Jennifer Diatz, director of Publications, at [email protected] by July 19, 2021.