Call for Nominations for Editor of Academy of Management Collections

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Nominations are sought for the position of editor for Academy of Management Collections. Nomination deadline: 15 September

Nominations are sought for the position of editor at Academy of Management Collections. The person(s) selected for Collections will become editor-elect on 1 July 2025 and editor on 1 January 2026. The term of office as editor is three years plus a 6-month transition period as editor-elect.

The Academy's mission is to ensure an inclusive selection process and generate a viable list of qualified potential editors from a comprehensive collection of nominations. As a member of the Academy, you can recommend one or more individuals who you deem capable and inclined to accept this position of responsibility. We will contact these individuals and encourage them to consider accepting the nomination to be considered for this editorship.

In general, qualifications for an editor of Collections includes:

  • Significant scholarly contributions in management, including publications associated with the mission of the journal.
  • Extensive experience and an excellent reputation as a reviewer.
  • Experience as an editorial board member or an editor of a management-related journal. Nominees do not need to be current members of editorial teams of Academy of Management publications to be nominated.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity as reflected in the statement of values below.
  • Ability to work constructively with authors, reviewers, and the Academy's Board of Governors.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills, capacity to handle a demanding workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with the managing editor virtually. The managing editor is an employee of the Academy's headquarters office.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to use, a web-based submission and review system.
  • Rank of tenured Full or Associate Professor or equivalent.
  • A doctoral degree in a management-related discipline.
  • Member of the Academy of Management.

In support of the Academy’s values, the CPC (Committee on Portfolio Content), a committee of the Academy of Management Board of Governors) values diversity, inclusion, and equity in our international community. We seek nominees who appreciate diversity in theoretical orientations and empirical contexts, including those that are under-represented, outside the mainstream, and concern populations that are marginalized or hidden. We seek nominees that adhere to the belief that the full range of social experience must be represented in our scholarship and often these contributions are made by authors and reviewers from diverse backgrounds and locations.

Nomination process and procedures

Nominations must include nominee name(s), full address, telephone number, email address, and current CV. Editor job description and nomination search procedures will be furnished on request.

  • All nominees will be asked to confirm their interest in pursuing the editorship and will be asked to provide a personal statement (500 words or less) that outlines why the nominee is interested in this position. Nominees may apply individually or as a team of co-editors.
  • Previous editors of Academy of Management publications will be considered.
The selection process will move through three stages:
  • Stage 1: The CPC will review the initial nominations and request additional materials from the nominees that best fit the criteria above.
  • Stage 2: Applicants that move to the second stage will be asked to submit a detailed proposal of how they would address challenges raised in the most recent internal review of AMC, and more generally further the goals of the journal as described in the editorial mission and values statements.
    • Applicants will be asked to provide references to support their editorial background and skills.
    • Applicants may be asked to meet (virtually) with the CPC.
  • Stage 3: The CPC will forward a recommendation to the full Board of Governors who will finalize the recommendation.

Nominations, including self-nominations, will be considered through 15 September 2024.

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