Invitation for Applications: Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 

The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) announces its search for the next Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (CPT). CPT, a monthly print and online journal, is the flagship journal in a family of journals sponsored by ASCPT and published by Wiley, and is the authoritative, cross-disciplinary journal in experimental, translational and clinical medicine devoted to publishing advances in the nature, action, efficacy and evaluation of therapeutics in humans. CPT has a 2015 impact factor of 7.268. The journal’s website is  

ASCPT has created an Editor Search Committee to review applications, which will be due by January 8, 2018. Interviews of finalist candidates will be held at 
ASCPT Headquarters in Alexandria, VA in April 2018, and shortly thereafter, the successful candidate will embark on developing the editorial team and editorial strategy for the journal, in collaboration with the Society and the Publisher. 

The Editor will work with the Society and the Publisher on strategic planning for CPT, and will be responsible for the editorial content of the journal, including subject matter, types of articles and actual content of articles published in the journal. He or she will contribute to the peer-review of submitted and commissioned content and will act as an ambassador for the journal by reaching out to potential authors and reviewers and by promoting submission of relevant papers. In addition, the Editor will collaborate effectively with the editorial leaderships of ASCPT’s Open Access journals, CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology and Clinical and Translational Science.  

The successful candidate will be a well-published scientist with considerable relevant research experience. An earned doctorate degree is required. The successful candidate must have intellectual vision, bold scientific judgment, and be recognized as a leader in the discipline. 

Applicants should provide a 3-5 page statement of interest in this position, three letters of recommendation from knowledgeable colleagues, and a current CV, including evidence of fulfillment of the following criteria:
  1. Academic and Publishing Record
    Evidence of strong academic achievement and a robust list of publications in relevant fields.
  2. Editorial Experience
    Experience as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Board Member of one or more scientific journals in related fields. 
  3. Content and Format Development
    Personal statement (vision) on developing the journal’s content, through the editorial structure and process, outreach to authors, and strategic development of the journal, including the hybrid Open Access business model. 
Applications should be submitted to:
    Mario L. Rocci, Jr., PhD
    Chair, Steering and Search Committee
    American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    528 North Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
Interested candidates should request a detailed CPT fact sheet from and should address questions to Sharon Swan, CEO, at or Elise Laffman-Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, at

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