ACPA announces the search for a new Editor of The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal (CPCJ). This premiere peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, international journal is dedicated to current research on etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment in all areas pertaining to craniofacial anomalies. We are currently accepting editor applications for a three-year term commencing January 1st, 2020.
CPCJ reports on basic science and clinical research aimed at better elucidating the pathogenesis, pathology, and optimal methods of treatment of cleft and craniofacial anomalies. The journal strives to foster communication and cooperation among professionals from all specialties. The editor will be expected to work with the publisher and ACPA to ensure high quality peer review and timely and accurate delivery of manuscripts for publication.
The Editor will be responsible for soliciting, reviewing, and making final decisions on submissions to the journal, and will manage all aspects of the publication and review process using the Manuscript Central electronic submission and review platform. Editor is expected to maintain timely and effective communication, advance journal performance, and work towards upholding CPCJ’s high quality standard.
Applicants should have a distinguished scholarly record in the craniofacial field and experience in academic leadership roles. Applicants should also possess strong organizational and management skills, the ability to work well with others, and a commitment to ACPA’s mission: to optimize outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions through education, support, research, advocacy and interdisciplinary team care. Furthermore, applicants should be familiar with SAGE’s mission: believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and the education is intrinsically valuable. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation.
The institution that hosts the journal will also be expected to provide support for the editor and the journal office. Your application should indicate the expected level of institutional support, which might come in the form of additional faculty release time, travel funds, summer salary, office space, utilities, the use of computers and other office equipment, support for a full time Managing Editor, student workers, and/or other basic expenses.
Applicants should send a letter of application that includes their vision for the future of the journal, a description of their qualifications for the editorship and preliminary plans for editorial board changes. Applicants should also include:
•Curriculum Vitae •Documentation indicating prospective institutional support •Copies of two of the applicant’s most significant journal articles
Applications, nominations, and requests for additional information should submitted electronically by November 5, 2018. Please put “CPCJ Editor Application” in the subject line of your email.
Applicants are required to have a doctoral degree, with preference given to research doctorates. ACPA is seeking candidates with substantive experience as a guest editor, associate editor or senior editorial board member and have published in their specialty or discipline. Candidates currently engaged in research or practice are preferred.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: CPCJ
About American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association is a registered nonprofit (501c3) organization. The association is comprised of 2,500 professionals from multiple health-related disciplines who provide care and conduct research toward optimizing the well-being of individuals affected by cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial conditions. It includes ACPA Family Services, which provides informational and educational resources, support and connections to multidisciplinary care teams to those affected by cleft and craniofacial conditions. The organization also underwrites patient and family services, research and scholarships in the field. For more information about the association including the mission, vision, and values of the association please visit WWW.ACPA-CPF.ORG