Call for Expressions of Interest – IJBNPA Associate Editors

The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is the official journal of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). IJBNPA is published by BMC (part of Springer Nature) and is regarded as one of their flagship journals. The journal has a strong impact factor (IF), which currently stands at 6.457. IJBNPA is an online, scholarly, multidisciplinary journal publishing high quality research. IJBNPA is devoted to furthering the understanding of the behavioral aspects of diet and physical activity. It is unique for its inclusion of multiple levels of analysis, including populations, groups, and individuals, plus its inclusion of epidemiology, and behavioral, theoretical, and measurement research
areas. For more information on the journal’s aims, scope, and content, please visit the journal website at: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity | Home page (

We are looking to increase our editorial capacity to maintain high quality and timely handling and decision- making for all manuscript submissions. Hence, we wish to recruit new Associate Editors who can strengthen and complement our team with appropriate expertise in behavioral nutrition, physical activity, and related areas.

Associate Editors at IJBNPA are responsible for selecting qualified reviewers to review the submitted manuscripts, efficiently managing the peer-review process, and making recommendations for decisions. They are also expected to provide procedural and tactical feedback to enhance the journal’s operational efficiency and quality of service.

Suitable Associate Editor candidates should have:

  • expertise in behavioral nutrition or physical activity (BNPA) may include health behaviors that are closely related to BNPA
  • substantial experience in publishing research in high-quality journals
  • substantial experience in reviewing scientific papers for high-quality journals and preferably for IJBNPA
  • some experience as member of an editorial board (preferable)
  • a commitment to ISBNPA / IJBNPA
  • time to spend at least 2 hours per week working on journal-related tasks

Preference will be given to candidates who express a willingness to serve for a period of at least two years. Interested candidates should send a 1-page letter outlining their interest in the role and any relevant experience, along with a brief CV (max 2-pages) to [email protected].

The deadline for applications is Friday July 15th 2022.
It is anticipated that new Associate Editors will commence duty in August or September, 2022.

For more information, please contact Editor-in-Chief Richard Rosenkranz at [email protected].