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Call for Nominations: Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology

APA’s Publications and Communications (P&C) Board has opened nominations for the editorship of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology for the years 2022–2026. Peter Chen, PhD, is the incumbent editor.

Candidates should be available to start receiving manuscripts in early 2021 to prepare for issues published in 2022.

Please note that the P&C Board encourages participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process and would particularly welcome such nominees. Self-nominations are also encouraged. James Campbell (Jim) Quick, PhD and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, will co-chair the search.

Nominate candidates through APA’s Editor Search website.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Hilary Peterson, Associate Publisher, APA Journals (hpeterson@apa.org).

Deadline for accepting nominations is Friday, January 17, 2020, when reviews will begin.

About the Journal

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, published six times a year by APA, publishes theory, research, and public policy articles in occupational health psychology, which concerns the application of psychology to improving the quality of work life and to protecting and promoting the safety, health, and well-being of workers.

The journal has a threefold focus: organization of work, individual psychological attributes, and work–nonwork interface in relation to employee health, safety, or well-being. The journal seeks scholarly articles from both researchers and practitioners.

Special attention is given to articles with a prevention and a promotion emphasis, including consideration of the financial costs and economic benefits of prevention and promotion programs evaluated. Manuscripts dealing with issues of contemporary relevance to the workplace, especially regarding the unique challenges of occupational safety, health, and well-being experienced by minority, cultural, or occupationally underrepresented groups, or topics at the interface of work and nonwork, are encouraged.

For more information visit the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology homepage.

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