APA has opened nominations for the editorships of

  • Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition
  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychological Methods
  • Journal of Rural Mental Health
  • Spirituality in Clinical Practice
  • Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice
  • Decision
  • Review of General Psychology
Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice

cover of Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice (small)APA's P&C Board has opened nominations for the editorship of Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice for the years 2019–2025.

Alan Poling, PhD, and Duane Lundervold, PhD are the incumbent co-editors. However, nominees should be aware that beginning with the 2019 volume the journal will have a single editor, although its broad coverage will remain the same.

Deadline for accepting nominations with CV's is January 5, 2018, when reviews will begin.

The candidate should have expertise in the coverage area of the journal. Candidates should be scholarly and knowledgeable, as well as sensitive and open to new activity, in the field.

The editor must be a conscientious manager who can sustain the flow of journal activities. Editorial experience and clinical expertise are very desirable.

She or he should be committed to the quality of the journal, and also to the diversity of the ideas and the people contributing to the journal.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups, and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

Candidates should be nominated by sending an email to Chris Asher, APA staff liaison; please attach your updated CV in your email.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Chris Asher, APA staff liaison.

Dr. Mark Sobell will chair the search.

About the Journal

Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice is a multidisciplinary journal committed to increasing the communication between the subdisciplines within behavior analysis and psychology, and bringing up-to-date information on current developments within the field.

Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice publishes original research, reviews of the discipline, theoretical and conceptual work, applied research, program descriptions, research in organizations and the community, clinical work, and curricular developments.

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, Neuropsychology, and Psychological Methods

The P&C Board has also opened nominations for the editorships of Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, Neuropsychology, and Psychological Methods for the years 2020–2025.

Ralph R. Miller, PhD, Gregory G. Brown, PhD, and Lisa L. Harlow, PhD, respectively, are the incumbent editors.

Candidates should be members of APA and should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees.

Self-nominations are also encouraged.

Search chairs have been appointed as follows:

  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition
    Chair: Stevan E. Hobfoll, PhD
  • Neuropsychology
    Chair: Stephen M. Rao, PhD
  • Psychological Methods
    Chair: Mark B. Sobell, PhD

To nominate yourself or someone else, register on our new editor search portal, https://editorsearch.apa.org, and follow the prompts.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Sarah Wiederkehr, P&C Board Editor Search Liaison.

Deadline for accepting nominations is Monday, January 8, 2018, after which phase one vetting will begin.

Journal of Rural Mental Health

cover of Journal of Rural Mental Health (small)The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) and APA's Publications and Communications (P&C) Board have opened nominations for the editorship of the Journal of Rural Mental Health for the years 2020–2025.

James L. Werth, Jr., PhD, ABPP, is the incumbent editor.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

James Campbell (Jim) Quick, PhD, will chair the search.

To nominate yourself or someone else, register on our new editor search portal, https://editorsearch.apa.org, and follow the prompts.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Mare Meadows.

Deadline for accepting nominations is January 8, 2018, when reviews will begin.

About the Journal

Journal of Rural Mental Health, an official publication of NARMH, is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal dedicated to enhancing rural mental health research, practice, and policy within the United States and internationally.

Focused on issues unique to those living and working in rural areas, the journal welcomes research on such topics as

  • barriers to improving or accessing care in rural environments
  • issues faced by underserved populations
  • disparities in mental health care

Discussion of policy implications, community-level issues, and multidisciplinary considerations is encouraged, as is exploration of integrated care, evidence-based practices, cultural factors, and ethical and regulatory considerations.

Periodically, special theme sections or entire issues are developed that address topics of significant interest to residents of rural communities and those who serve them. Topics have included suicide, the use of technology, and substance misuse.

Spirituality in Clinical Practice

Cover of Spirituality in Clinical Practice (small)APA's P&C Board has opened nominations for the co-editorship of Spirituality in Clinical Practice for the years 2019–2025.

Len Sperry, PhD, and Lisa Miller, PhD are the incumbent co-editors.

The candidate should have expertise in the coverage area of the journal. Candidates should be scholarly and knowledgeable, as well as sensitive and open to new activity, in the field.

The editor must be a conscientious manager who can sustain the flow of journal activities. Editorial experience and clinical expertise are very desirable. She or he should be committed to the quality of the journal, and also to the diversity of the ideas and the people contributing to the journal.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

If you wish to self-nominate for the editorship or nominate a colleague for the position, please send a one page support statement and updated CV as an email attachment to Chris Asher, APA staff liaison.

Dr. Pamela Reid will chair the search.

Deadline for accepting nominations is January 10, 2018 when reviews will begin.

About the Journal

Spirituality in Clinical Practice is a peer-reviewed, practice-oriented quarterly publication that that encompasses spiritually-oriented psychotherapy and spirituality-sensitive cultural approaches to treatment and wellness. The journal is dedicated to integrating psycho-spiritual and other spiritually-oriented interventions involved in psychotherapy, consultation, coaching, health, and wellness.

Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice

Cover of Psychology of Consciousness (small)APA's P&C Board has opened nominations for the editorship of Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice for the years 2019–2025.

Steven Jay Lynn, PhD is the incumbent editor.

Deadline for accepting nominations is January 10, 2018 when reviews will begin.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

The candidate should have expertise in the coverage area of the journal. Candidates should be scholarly and knowledgeable, as well as sensitive and open to new activity, in the field.

The editor must be a conscientious manager who can sustain the flow of journal activities. Editorial experience and clinical expertise are very desirable.

She or he should be committed to the quality of the journal, and to the diversity of the ideas and the people contributing to the journal.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

To nominate yourself or someone else, register on our new editor search portal, https://editorsearch.apa.org, and follow the prompts.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can be submitted by email to Chris Asher, APA staff liaison.

Dr. Annette La Greca will chair the search.

About the Journal

Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice is a cross-disciplinary journal that encompasses neuroscience, social, cognitive, experimental, and clinical psychology. It publishes articles on theory, research, methodology, and clinical applications related to the psychology of consciousness.

The journal devotes substantial coverage to topics that traditionally fall under the rubric of consciousness, as well as the scientific study of phenomena and experiences long considered to lie outside the boundary of traditional consciousness studies, and presents clinical approaches to modifying attention and consciousness more generally.

Decision

cover of the APA journal Decision (small)APA's Publications and Communications (P&C) Board have opened nominations for the editorship of Decision for the years 2020–2024.

Jerome R. Busemeyer, PhD, is the incumbent editor.

James Campbell (Jim) Quick, PhD, will chair the search.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

To nominate yourself or someone else, register on our new editor search portal, https://editorsearch.apa.org, and follow the prompts.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Stephanie Pollock (Managing Director, APA Journals).

Deadline for accepting nominations is January 15, 2018, when reviews will begin.

About the Journal

Decision is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary research journal focused on a theoretical understanding of neural, cognitive, social, and economic aspects of human judgment and decision-making behavior.

Decision publishes articles on all areas related to judgment and decision-making research including probabilistic inference, prediction, evaluation, choice, decisions under risk or uncertainty, and economic games. The journal publishes articles that present new theory or new empirical research addressing theoretical issues or both.

To achieve this goal, Decision publishes three types of articles:

  • long articles that make major theoretical contributions
  • shorter articles that make major empirical contributions addressing important theoretical issues
  • brief review articles that target rapidly rising theoretical trends or new theoretical topics in decision making
Review of General Psychology

Cover of Review of General Psychology (small)The Society of General Psychology, APA Division 1, has opened nominations for the editorship of Review of General Psychology for the years 2020–2025.

Gerianne Alexander, PhD is the incumbent editor.

Deadline for accepting nominations is March 2, 2018, when review of applications will begin.

To submit a nomination, please register on APA's new editor search portal, https://editorsearch.apa.org, and follow the prompts.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Mare Meadows (Managing Director, APA Journals).

The new editor should be available to begin receiving manuscripts in early 2019 to prepare for issues published in 2020. The length of the term is 5–6 years.

Please note that nomination of members of groups underrepresented in the publication process is strongly encouraged. Self-nominations are also welcomed.

Candidates must be members of APA. The new editor will be expected to join Division 1, if not already a member.

Although not limited to the following, the committee is especially interested in a candidate's:

  • Breadth of knowledge of psychology and allied disciplines, as well as a commitment to the integrative approach of general psychology.
  • Openness to a range of diverse conceptual and methodological orientations and a commitment to fostering innovative approaches to psychological studies and practice.
  • Appreciation of the interrelation of contextual factors and psychological processes and a commitment to the exploration of psychological knowledge in indigenous, multicultural and international contexts. Note: the journal receives a high number of submissions from outside North America.
  • Rigor in intellectual judgment and commitment to substantive criticism.
  • Ability to work with teams of authors to develop innovative special issues/sections of the journal devoted to important contemporary or historical issues in psychology.
  • Communication skills and management experience.

Search Committee: Deborah Johnson, PhD (Chair); Sunil Bhatia, PhD, Christopher Green, PhD, Lisa Osbeck, PhD, Janice Yoder, PhD

About the Journal

Review of General Psychology seeks to publish innovative theoretical, conceptual, or methodological articles that cross-cut the traditional subdisciplines of psychology as well as allied disciplines.

The journal contains articles that advance theory, evaluate and integrate research literatures, provide a new historical analysis, or discuss new methodological developments or innovative applications in psychology as a whole. Please read more about the journal on the Review of General Psychology homepage.

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