American Mathematical Society, Chief Editor Search: Notices of the AMS

149 1306Program ID: AMSCEN-CHIEFEDNAMS [#1306]
Program Title: Chief Editor of the Notices of the AMS
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/06/08, finished 2023/04/13, listed until 2022/11/30)
Program Description:    

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Chief Editor of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society

Seeking applicants who thrive on communicating contemporary mathematics research to a broad range of mathematical scientists.


Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chief Editor of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, to commence with the January 2025 issue. 

The new editor-designee will be appointed by Council in 2023 and will form their editorial committee and begin preparing articles in 2024. They will become Chief Editor for a three-year term from January 1, 2025 through January 31, 2028. Although the Notices Chief Editor is appointed for a term of three years, candidates willing to make a longer commitment will be preferred, as it is expected that they will be reappointed for subsequent terms pending successful performance reviews.

The goal of the Notices is to serve all mathematicians by providing a lively and informative magazine containing exposition about mathematics and mathematicians, and information about the profession and the Society. The Notices is an AMS member publication, along with the Bulletin of the AMS, Abstracts of the AMS, and the newsletter Headlines & Deadlines.


The AMS strives to serve all mathematicians in an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming fashion. We welcome applications from individuals with strong mathematical research experience, broad mathematical interests, and a commitment to communicating mathematics to a diverse audience. The applicant must demonstrate excellent written communication skills. 


The Chief Editor has editorial responsibility for a portion of the Notices within broad guidelines. The Chief Editor is assisted by a board of Associate Editors, nominated by the Chief Editor, who help to fashion the contents of the Notices and solicit material for publication. Some writing, and all publication support, will be provided by AMS staff. The Chief Editor will operate from their home base. Compensation will be negotiated and commence upon appointment in 2023. Part-time administrative support will be provided. In order to begin working on the January 2025 issue, editorial work will begin in 2024.


The Chief Editor is appointed by the Council upon recommendation by a Search Committee. Please submit your application - including a curriculum vitae and letter of interest—through At a later stage in the process you may be asked for references, i.e., the names of up to three people who are willing to be contacted by us for more information. 

Please send nominations or questions to Dr. Catherine Roberts, Executive Director, at

Applications received by October 15, 2022 will be assured full consideration.

The AMS supports equality of opportunity and treatment for all participants, regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disabilities, veteran status, or immigration status.

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