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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The Society journal is the Journal of Mathematical Psychology.

Editor Search, Computational Brain & Behavior
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:25

The Society for Mathematical Psychology seeks a dynamic, well-organized scientist with high editorial standards and strong leadership skills to serve as the first editor of the new journal Computational Brain & Behavior. SMP aims for CB&B to have a broad scope, accepting work from psychology, neuroscience, economics, and statistics, linked by a common theme of quantitative modeling and methods. CB&B is owned by SMP and will be published by Springer with 4 issues a year.

Applicants should be respected leaders in the community, independent-minded, and even-handed. As Editor you should be (1) committed to establishing CB&B as a leading journal in the area of quantitative psychology and neuroscience, (2) proactive in attracting innovative contributions in both traditional disciplines and emerging fields, and (3) able to implement a rigorous and prompt review process.

As Editor you will:

·  Set the aims and scope for CB&B in consultation with the SMP executive board

·  Select an editorial team

·  Have full authority to accept or reject submissions

·  Handle the review process

·  Seek out stimulating papers and special issue topics for inclusion in the journal


The new Editor will be appointed for a 5-year term, beginning November 1, 2017.

Applications should include a curriculum vita, a vision statement for CB&B, and a cover letter. Applications should be submitted to SMP Secretary/Treasurer Leslie Blaha via EMAIL to the email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with subject header:
CB&B Editor Application: <applicants name>

A search committee along with the executive board of SMP will evaluate candidates. The executive board will make the final selection and appointment.

The deadline for applications is September 30, 2017

For more information about CB&B and the application process, please contact SMP President Jennifer Trueblood ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or anyone on the SMP Executive Board (Scott Brown, Clintin Davis-Stober, Chris Donkin, Pernille Hemmer).