The American Journal of Physical Anthropology (AJPA), the official Journal of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA), is currently looking for an Editor-in-Chief starting April 1, 2019. The new Editor-in-Chief will be the 15th editor of our hundred year old journal.

The Editor-in-Chief oversees the peer review of manuscripts, distributes the manuscripts to Associate Editors (based on their area of expertise), and is ultimately responsible for all editorial decisions made at the Journal. In addition, he/she commissions high-quality articles and topical special issues, manages the editorial board, and works closely with the Journal Publishing Manager, Editorial Assistant and Production Editor at Wiley, with the President of the AAPA, and with the Association’s Publication Committee. The Editor-in-Chief of AJPA is an official member of the AAPA Executive Committee.

More information about the position and the application process can be found here. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018.

This is one of the most important positions in the field of biological anthropology and is open to all regular members of the association.

Please consider putting yourself forward. Alternatively, if you know of others who would be interested in the position, encourage them to apply and/or send your suggestions to the Chair of the AAPA Publications Committee, Lyle Konigsberg ([email protected]).

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