Call for Nominations: JES Technical Editor in Fuel Cells, Electrolyzers, and Energy Conversion

Deadline: September 13, 2019

ECS is seeking to fill the position of technical editor in fuel cells, electrolyzers, and energy conversion for the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES).

Nominees for this position must possess and maintain scientific knowledge of the scope of the fuel cells, electrolyzers, and energy conversion topical interest area, which covers theoretical and experimental aspects of all types of fuel cells, electrolyzers, photovoltaics, and photoelectrochemistry. Specific topics as relates to energy conversion include design, modeling, testing, and evaluation; novel electrode structures and their characterization, including electrocatalytic materials and electrocatalysis; engineering aspects of fuel, electrochemical fuel synthesis, water, and thermal management. Materials at high temperatures are included.

The technical editor will be appointed for a minimum initial two-year term, renewable for additional terms, up to a maximum of 12 years total service in this role.

Full applications are due no later than September 13, 2019. Those interested should send a cover letter, CV, and responses to the candidate questions listed in the full description of the position. All materials must be submitted to Beth Craanen, ECS director of publications, by emailing

In-person candidate interviews will take place at the 236th ECS Meeting in Atlanta, GA, October 13–14, 2019.

About the journal

ECS has been long-heralded as the nonprofit home of JES, its flagship journal. Published continuously from 1902 to the present—and the oldest peer-reviewed journal in its field—JES remains one of the most highly cited journals in electrochemistry, with a cited half-life of greater than 10 years.

JES and the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology (JSS) provide unparalleled opportunities to disseminate research and technology results in electrochemical and solid state science and technology.

JES publishes a minimum of 10 regular issues and up to six focus issues each year and offers Author Choice Open Access.

About the position

ECS maintains 13 topical interest areas (TIAs) with one technical editor for each TIA, supported by associate editors and an editorial advisory committee.

Technical editors for ECS journals ensure the publication of original, significant, well-documented, rigorously peer-reviewed articles that meet the objectives of the relevant journal, and are within the scope of ECS’s TIAs.

For more information on the role and its responsibilities, please refer to the full description of the position.


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