, Volume 346, Issue 1, p 1

Call for applications for two Editor-in-Chief positions of Astrophysics and Space Science (Ap&SS)

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Springer invites applications for two Editor-in-Chief positions of Ap&SS. The position of the current Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Mike Dopita, will become vacant in summer 2014. During Prof. Dopita’s term, the journal has steadily grown both in the number of submissions per year and, at the same time, in impact and reputation. To support further healthy development of the journal, the position of the Editor-in-Chief will be split into two positions of equal authority.

Applicants are expected to be experienced researchers with a wide scope and a strong publication record in astrophysics, astrophysical cosmology or the space sciences. They are expected to be well-connected within the international astronomical community and to have previous editorial experience with journals and/or books.

The Editors-in-Chief will oversee and manage the editorial process and, based on recommendations provided by their Associate Editors and referee reports, make final decisions on submissions. They will also per