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Announcement for Publication Editor

Psychometrika is currently looking for Level 1 publication/copy editors. Please contact Dr. Irini Moustaki ( or Dr. Carolyn Anderson ( to express your interest by March 1, 2018. Below please find the job description.

Publication Editor

The publication editor’s main role is to check content and technical aspects of the manuscript. The publication editor ensures that a manuscript is ready for publication and takes steps if a manuscript needs changes.

After a manuscript has been accepted for publication in either the Theory and Methods or ARCS sections of Psychometrika, there are two levels of copyediting that take place. Level 1 copyediting is performed by the publication editor and level 2 by Springer.

Publication editors are notified by Springer when a new accepted paper has arrived in their queue. Manuscripts are ordered based on priority, which is generally a reflection of when a paper was added to the publication editor’s queue.

The publication editor will read the paper and make small edits to

Ken Bollen wins 2018 Career Award for Lifetime Achievement!

Kenneth A. Bollen wins the 2018 Psychometric Society Career Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is the Henry Rudolph Immerwahr Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a faculty member in the Quantitative Psychology Program in the Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory. He also is chair of the Methods Core and a Fellow of the Carolina Population Center.

Professor Bollen will give a keynote lecture at IMPS 2018 in New York. Congratulations!

Get more involved in the Psychometric Society!

If you would like to become more involved in the Psychometric Society, please consider joining one of the committees by completing the web form. As you can see on the Committees page, opportunities include membership on multiple committees. The Get Involved page lists further opportunities, including publication editor and newsletter editor.

Finally, if you are interested in hosting a future meeting of IMPS, you can find details on how to apply to host IMPS in 2020 and beyond here.