With Physical Therapy (PTJ) Editor in Chief Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, in the next-to-last year of her second term, APTA has begun its search for her successor.
The association has formed an editor in chief (EIC) search team to review applications and identify candidates for interviews. Led by APTA Vice President Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS, the team includes selected current and former Editorial Board members, the Editorial Board member who represents the Dutch Royal Physical Therapy Society for which PTJ is the official journal, an APTA member at large, and PTJ’s managing editor.
Applications for the EIC position are due September 15, 2014, with interviews taking place in early 2015. The new EIC is expected to be officially announced at the NEXT Conference and Exposition in June 2015. A transition process will follow, with the new EIC in place on January 1, 2016.
Editors in chief of PTJ have a 5-year term of appointment, with a single reappointment allowed. Interested applicants are asked to submit a standardized application form. The form and detailed instructions are available online, and the official announcement is available in the July issue of PTJ (.pdf).
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