Associate Editor, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Qualifications and Skills:

  • PhD, DPH, or similar degree with a strong background in research and practice related to food and nutrition behavior.
  • Experienced reviewer for professional journals.
  • Demonstrated authorship in professional field.
  • Experienced telecommuter accustomed to working with various software and online portals.

Associate Editors are responsible for the quality, timeliness, and usefulness of manuscripts assigned. They handle manuscripts from submission through final decision. Associate Editors report to the Editor and undergo performance evaluation at 6 month intervals for the first year, annually thereafter.
Time Commitment and Setting
Approximately 5-10 h/wk working from your own location through Editorial Manager system (EM), e-mail, phone, and Zoom with the Editor, Managing Editor, and authors and reviewers from around the world. This position is “50%” time which means this AE will receive half the number of manuscripts to manage as those going to someone who is “100%” time.

Compensation is $5,000, with a stepped increase in compensation with years of service as an Editor. It may take the form of a quarterly stipend to the Associate Editor’s institution/department or a payment for independent consulting.
Start Date
The position begins in July 2022, with a period of training before assuming full responsibilities.

Applicants should send their CV with a cover letter that highlights their qualifications for the position. If the applicant is employed at a university, please also include a letter of support from your department head or chair.

Materials should be received by June 15, 2022.

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RDN
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Phone: 217.244.2852