IJBNPA – Call for Expressions of Interest; Editorial Board Members

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 seen a steady increase in its impact factor (IF) over the past years, which currently stands at 6.457. IJBNPA is an online scholarly, multidisciplinary journal publishing high quality research devoted to furthering the understanding of the behavioral aspects of diet and physical activity. For more information on the journals’ aims, scope and content, please visit the journal website HERE.

The IJBNPA team consists of Hidde van der Ploeg (Editor-in-Chief), Léonie Uijtdewilligen (Journal Manager), Ester Cerin, Clare Collins, and Kirsten Davison (all three Deputy Editors), and the current Associate Editors: Laura Bellows, Rebecca Byrne, Bronwyn Clark, Scott Duncan, Benjamin Gardner, Louisa Gordon, Maria Hagströmer, Melanie Hingle, Wendy Huang, Ruth Hunter, Melinda Hutchesson, Niko Kaciroti, Mark Kelson, Nanna Lien, Katherine Livingstone, Falk Müller-Riemenschneider, Teresia O’Connor, Dana Lee Olstad, Patricia Risica, Richard Rosenkranz, Delfien Van Dyck, Katrien Wijndaele.

The journal also has over 100 dedicated editorial Board Members who are critical to the journal’s success. Board Members provide high-quality reviews in a timely manner. All current Board Members are listed on the IJBNPA website. We are looking to expand our editorial board with researchers in the field of behavioral nutrition and physical activity.

Suitable candidates should have:

  •   Expertise in behavioral nutrition and/or behavioral physical activity research;
  •   Obtained a PhD (or equivalent) and at least 2-year postdoc experience;
  •   Substantial experience in publishing research in high quality journals;
  •   Substantial experience in reviewing scientific papers, preferably for IJBNPA, or other high quality journals;
  •   Committed to conduct at least 5 high quality reviews for IJBNPA each year.

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, including a link to ORCID and Publons (or a similar platform) (max 2-pages) to [email protected].

The deadline for applications is November 1st 2021.
It is anticipated that new Board Members will commence duty on January 1st 2022.

For questions or requests for more information, please contact the Journal Manager Dr Léonie Uijtdewilligen at [email protected].