ECS Job Opening: Director of Publications

ECS seeks Director of Publications

Reports to: Executive Director & CEO
Classification: Full-Time Exempt

Major function

Responsible for strategic planning and efficient operations of ECS’s publications, including the journals, Interface, ECS Transactions, and the ECS Digital Library, with the ultimate goal of maintaining and advancing the Society’s preeminence as a technical publisher. Leads efforts to ensure the effective acquisition of the most important research in our field and the broadest possible dissemination of this technical content; works with executive staff and volunteer leaders to curate ECS’s portfolio to ensure titles reflect the evolving technical and publishing needs of the community, and serves as the senior relationship manager for ECS’s publication-related committees and volunteers. Works closely with the senior staff and volunteer leaders to ensure ECS publications advance the mission and support the goals and objectives of the Society and provides outstanding management and leadership to direct and non-direct reporting staff on the ECS Publications team. (more…)

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Given the unprecedented times that we are facing on a global scale, we understand that individual researchers and institutions have been impacted in ways most of us have never experienced. Please know that ECS’s first priority is the health and safety of all. To that end, ECS staff has fully transitioned to working remotely, enabling us to maintain our critical operations despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

IOP Publishing (IOPP) and The Electrochemical Society’s partnership is setting records!

IOPP recently celebrated its millionth article, reached in part, due to ECS’s publishing partnership with IOPP which went into effect this year. ECS’s move to their online publishing platform, IOPscience, brought over more than 150,000 papers, helping IOPP achieve the extraordinary achievement. (more…)

Need Assistance in Publishing with ECS?

ECS journal coversWith ECS’s recent publishing partnership transition to IOP Publishing, some authors may have questions with the new journal manuscript submission, peer review, and production processes.

Who do I contact for issues regarding content and peer review? Who handles rights and permissions? Who takes care of access and payment? How about indexing?

Well, fret no more. Here is a handy list of links to refer to when manuscript blunders arise. (more…)

The Electrochemical Society is proud to announce the Society’s most distinguished members recognized as 2019 Highly Cited Researchers. The prestigious list, published by the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics, identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. (more…)

Now Hiring: Publications Content Manager

ECS seeks Publications Content Manager

Reports to: Director of Publications
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt

MAJOR FUNCTION
Manages development and production of ECS’s conference proceedings publication, ECS Transactions, and the Society’s books program. Serves as main point of contact and provides a high level of customer service (including technical support) to both issue editors and meeting authors. Provides assistance in the management of the ECS publications, specifically with respect to ECSarXiv along with oversight and daily management of nontechnical publications content on ECS’s website and within the ECS Digital Library.

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Time to Update Your ECS Bookmarks

To ensure easy access to important research in The Electrochemical Society publications, update your bookmarks. Since ECS launched its partnership with IOP Publishing on January 2, 2020, all ECS digital publications are only available through IOPscience. ECS bookmarks will not be rewritten by the server. You must update your URLs (web page addresses) yourself.

Here is information on the new URLs—and instructions on how to update your old ECS URLs. (more…)

Update your bookmarks! From today, all ECS publications content is available from IOPscience. Visit the dedicated ECS homepage to explore the latest from the journals, including open focus issues, trending articles, and important dates and deadlines.

IOPscience is now home to the Journal of the Electrochemical Society and the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, and hosts ECS TransactionsECS Meeting Abstracts, and Interface, as well as ECS’s retired publications archivesECS Electrochemistry LettersECS Solid State Letters, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, and ECS Proceedings Volumes.

On IOPscience you can: (more…)

When ECS and IOP Publishing complete their partnership on January 2, 2020, with the launch of the ECS Digital Library on IOPscience, two great institutions will bring over 200 years of experience in excellent scientific publishing to advancing theory and practice at the forefront of electrochemical and solid state science and technology, and allied subjects.

Publications

IOP Publishing—the publishing company of the Institute of Physics—partners with ECS in publishing the Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES) and the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, and hosting ECS TransactionsECS Meeting Abstracts, and Interface, as well as hosting ECS’s retired publications archives—ECS Electrochemistry LettersECS Solid State Letters, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, and ECS Proceedings Volumes. (more…)

Accepting Submissions: December 26, 2019 – March 25, 2020

Submit your manuscripts to the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Focus Issue on Gallium Oxide Based Materials and Devices II.

About the focus issue

This issue of the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is the second in a series that aims to cover the growth, characterization, processing and device applications of Ga2O3. GaN and SiC based wide bandgap device technologies have matured and become limited by fundamental material properties. A new class of oxide wide band gap materials are emerging (gallium oxide and aluminum gallium oxide) that offer potentially improved figure of merit over GaN and SiC for power devices. The availability of Ga2O3 single crystals and epitaxial films with large area and excellent quality has led to renewed interest in this ultra-wide bandgap semiconductor for solar-blind photodetectors, sensors, and power electronics. (more…)

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