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Division 15 seeks applicants for Editor or Co-Editors of Educational Psychologist (EP). The new editorial team will succeed the current Co-Editors, Jeffrey A. Greene and Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, whose term will end on December 31, 2024. Applications and nominations are due by February 1, 2024.

The new Editor(s) will be appointed by May 1, 2024, and should be prepared to receive manuscripts beginning January 1, 2025. The editorial term is 5 years (1/1/2025—12/31/2029). Applications are especially encouraged from two scholars able to work effectively as a team and who would bring diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and methodological expertise to their roles as Co-Editors.

Educational Psychologist is the flagship journal of Division 15 and publishes theoretical and review articles about teaching and learning, research methodology, and educational policy and practice. EP is published quarterly. The workload varies, but Editors have typically received approximately 160 manuscripts per year over the last five years.

Qualifications: Key qualities required for the position of Editor, or Co-Editors include:

  • A scholarly reputation within educational psychology and related fields.
  • Editorial experience as an editor or editorial board member.
  • Familiarity with the journal.
  • Organizational skills to oversee the editorial process in a timely manner.
  • Sufficient time to devote to editorial duties.
  • Ability to work effectively with the editorial board, reviewers, authors, and others involved in the publication process.
  • A compelling vision for the direction of the journal.

Responsibilities: Major responsibilities of the Editor of EP include:

  • Managing the manuscript review process (including working with authors on revisions).
  • Soliciting high-quality manuscripts and proposals for special issues from authors and guest editors.
  • Appointing members of the editorial board.
  • Working closely with the journal’s publisher.
  • Maintaining EP’s position as one of the highest-impact journals in the field.

Application Process: Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page statement expressing interest, summarizing qualifications, and presenting a vision for the journal. The application should also indicate a statement of feasibility for service, a letter that documents institutional support for the time and resources required to carry out the editorial duties of the position. Please email the application to Dr. Patricia A. Alexander, Chair of the Division 15 Publications Committee ([email protected]). Applicants will be reviewed by the Division 15 Publications Committee immediately after the submission deadline.