Call for Nominations: JES Technical Editor

Deadline: April 19, 2019

ECS is seeking to fill the position of technical editor in electrochemical/electroless deposition for the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES).

Nominees for this position must possess and maintain scientific knowledge of the scope of the electrochemical/electroless deposition topical interest area, which covers deposition of metals, oxides, semiconductors, nanostructures, and composite materials; nanofabrication; fundamental aspects of nucleation and growth; physical and mechanical aspects of deposits, including structure and internal stress; modeling; industrial plating and plating baths; leveling, accelerating, and suppressing agents.

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 April 19, 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

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 6 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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