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Springer Publishing Company is accepting nominations, including self‐nominations, for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics. The new Editor(s) will be responsible for five volumes, beginning with the 2020 issue, with an option to renew in 2024.

The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the timely production of the journal, including the selection of subject matter, recruitment of Volume Editors, solicitation of manuscripts, supervision of the peer review process, the final selection of articles for publication, and reviewing of article proofs prior to publication. The Editor-in-Chief will be asked to form, maintain and oversee a high-quality Editorial Board.

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics is included in Web of Science, PubMed, and EMBASE. The journal is also a member of COPE ( and a participant in Research4Life ( All Editors and Editorial Board Members are expected to adhere to the Springer Publishing Company Journals Policies and Statements which may be found at:

This is a well-established, respected journal which has been published for over 30 years. We are looking for candidates with the passion, vision, and drive to continue the tradition of excellence. A modest stipend is provided upon completion of each volume.


  • Doctorate Degree required
  • A history of professional excellence in the field
  • Authorship, reviewing, and prior editing experience preferable
  • Demonstrate organizational and management skills
  • Commitment to maintaining the journal’s quality and standing

Interested applicants may contact Adam Etkin (, Executive Editor of Journals at Springer Publishing, for additional information.

Application materials should include (1) Cover letter, (2) Resume/Curriculum Vitae, (3) Written assurances and details of institutional support, and (4) Your ideas on future themes for the journal.

All application materials should be sent to by December 21, 2018.


This landmark annual review has provided over three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to gerontologists globally.

The purpose of this annual review is to critically examine the full gamut of literature on key topics in gerontology and geriatrics, representing cross-disciplinary fields including psychology, nursing, public health, biology, social work, policy, and other relevant topics.

ARGG continues its long tradition of professionalism for leading experts in the field of gerontology. Over the past 35 years, ARGG has brought together internationally recognized experts in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics and continues to deliver the highest standards of content and authoritative reviews of research for students, researchers, and clinicians.

Past volumes of ARGG have addressed critical issues such as:

  • Subjective aging
  • Genetics
  • Healthy longevity
  • Resilience in adulthood and later life
  • Transitions of care for older adults
  • Biobehavioral perspectives on health in late life
  • Late-life health inequalities
  • Biopsychosocial approaches to longevity