JAMDA is recruiting for the position of Editor-in-Chief

The transition of editors will begin in September 2022. Full responsibility for the new Editor(s)*-in-Chief will begin with the January 2023 issue.

Responsibilities of the Editor-in-Chief of JAMDA include:

  • Provide a strong editorial vision, representative of the goals of the Journal.
  • Be responsible for the scientific content of the Journal, maintaining and enhancing the Journal’s high standards for authoritative, innovative, and top-quality research.
  • Maintain an appropriate balance between submissions that demonstrate research strength and those that provide important clinical applicability.
  • Select and lead an esteemed international Editorial Board whose knowledge base represents the topics covered in the editorial mission of the Journal.
  • Champion the Journal at professional meetings, workshops, and other appropriate forums.
  • Ensure proper manuscript flow to guarantee on time publication, soliciting content and/or editorials as appropriate.
  • Maintain editorial policies and procedures and establish new policies and procedures as appropriate to reflect relevant changes in science, clinical practice, and medical publishing.


  • *Please note: Applications from an editorial team are both acceptable and encouraged!
  • Acknowledged expertise and thought leadership in geriatrics, with a current academic appointment.
  • Track record of scholarly achievement, including extensive experience both publishing in and reviewing for peer-reviewed journals; editorial board or prior editorial experience preferred.
  • Strong leadership qualities, intellectual vision, organizational abilities, and experience relevant to editing a leading medical journal.
  • The selected candidate is expected to become a member of the Society if not already.

Information and Deadlines:

  • The term will begin with training in September 2022, to prepare for taking over full responsibility beginning with the January 2023 issue.
  • To apply, submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, a 250-word statement of your vision for the Journal, including how its mission will relate to the Society’s members and other practitioners in post-acute and long-term care, and a letter of support from your institution.
  • Letters of application and accompanying materials should be addressed to Kim Straubing and sent via e-mail to kstraubing@paltc.org. Electronic submissions only, please.

For more information about the Journal, please consult www.jamda.com.