Call for Nominations: Health Sciences Section Editor
The Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (CJA/RCV)
is seeking nominations, including self-nominations,
for a position on the Editorial Board as Health Sciences
Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue
canadienne du vieillissement is published quarterly by the Canadian Association on Gerontology/l'Association canadienne de
gerontology (CAG/ACG). It promotes excellence in research and
disseminates the latest work of researchers in the social sciences, humanities,
health and biological sciences who study the older population of Canada and
other countries; informs policy debates relevant to aging through the
publication of the highest quality research; seeks to improve the quality of
life for Canada's older population and for older populations in other parts of
the world through the publication of research that focuses on the broad range
of relevant issues from income security to family relationships to service
delivery and best practices; and encourages the exchange of the latest ideas in
gerontological research through the publication of work by international
scholars to the benefit of the Canadian and international scholarly communities
as well as older adults in Canada and around the world.
The Health Sciences Section Editor is expected to be a recognized authority in her/his respective specialty.
The Section Editor is responsible
for managing the editorial process for health and biological science
submissions to the journal. This includes seeking reviewers, overseeing
revisions and resubmissions, and making recommendations regarding publication
to the Editor-in-Chief. As a member of
the journal’s editorial board, the Section Editor will also help to develop a
network of peer-reviewers, contribute to the overall direction and structure of
the journal, and help to oversee the general editorial process. A modest fee is
provided for coverage of expenses related to the processing of the manuscripts.
Section Editors are members of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du
vieillissementand are asked to participate in the Annual Meeting
of the Editorial Board, held in conjunction with the CAG/ACG Annual Scientific
and Educational Meeting. Travel expenses will be covered. Appointment to the Editorial Board is
normally for a 4-year term.
Please note that Section Editors and the Book Review Editor may not be
members of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association on Gerontology.
Nominations, including self-nominations, along with a curriculum
vitae and statement of interest in this position, should be sent no
later than January 6, 2012 to Margaret
J. Penning, Editor-in-Chief of the journal: firstname.lastname@example.org.