Dear colleagues,

The Consortium for Social Psychological and Personality Science has opened nominations for the editorship of Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS) to begin July 1, 2019.

The Editor-in-Chief shall be responsible for the scientific content of the journal, which currently appears in eight issues per annual volume. SPPS is a unique short reports journal in social and personality psychology. Its aim is to publish concise reports of empirical studies that provide meaningful contributions to our understanding of important issues in social and personality psychology. SPPS strives to publish innovative, rigorous, and impactful research. It is geared toward a speedy review and publication process to allow groundbreaking research to become part of the scientific conversation quickly.

The term of office of the Editor-in-Chief will be for four years. The journal currently supports 11 Associate Editors with terms concurrent with the Editor-in-Chief, and it has strong editorial support from the journal publisher (SAGE). Candidates for the position should have prior editorial experience with a peer-reviewed journal of some standing and should be in the position to offer the significant commitment of time, expertise and resources that such a position requires.

Nominations (including self-nominations) should be sent with a nominee’s CV and a short letter describing relevant qualifications, editorial experience, and editorial philosophy to Prof. Judith Harackiewicz (Consortium Chairperson) at Please title your email “SPPS nomination” and include all documents (i.e., CV, short letter) in the same email, preferably as PDF attachments. Review of nominations by the Consortium (Judith Harackiewicz [chair], Ernestine Gordijn, Cheryl Kaiser and Daniel Ozer) will begin on June 30, and will continue until the position is filled.

Best regards,

Judith Harackiewicz, Ernestine Gordijn, Cheryl Kaiser, and Daniel Ozer
Consortium for Social Psychological and Personality Science