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Call for New TIP Editor


by SIOP Administrative Office

Nominations Due November 30

SIOP is now soliciting nominations for the editor of The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (TIP). The new editor will be selected by the Communications Officer in conjunction with the current editor and approved by the Executive Board in January 2016. The new editor-in-training would begin working with the current editor immediately after the announcement.

The purpose of TIP is to provide news, reports, and noncommercial information related to the practice, science, and teaching of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology. TIP publishes four issues per year (January, April, July, and October). 

Requirements for TIP Editor

Nominees should have the following: (1) a broad knowledge of the goals and activities of SIOP members, officers, clusters, committees, and the administrative office; (2) knowledge of the trends and interests related to the science, practice, and teaching of I-O psychology, encompassing the opinions and interests of both teachers and students; (3) the ability to motivate SIOP members to submit articles, columns, and information relevant to members; (4) ability to identify and recruit subject matter experts who can contribute articles, columns, and reports; (5) ability to create new ideas for communicating news, information, and trends in I-O psychology; (6) knowledge of relationships between SIOP and external organizations (e.g.,  APA, APS, SHRM, Academy of Management, Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences); and (7) the ability to coordinate with SIOP president, officers, committee chairs, executive director, and staff in the Administrative Office.  Prior editorial experience with a strong publication history is preferred. 

The TIP editor serves a 3-year term, but the editor-elect works with the current editor for 4 months prior to assuming the editor’s role.

Nomination Submission Requirements

Each submission should include an electronic version of the following:

  1. Current CV
  2. Statement describing his or her vision for TIP
  3. Three letters of recommendation from SIOP members or international affiliates.

The editor must be a SIOP Member or International Affiliate. Any SIOP Member or International Affiliate can nominate for the editorship. Self-nominations are also welcome.

Nominations and/or self-nominations with appropriate submission materials should be sent via e-mail by November 30, 2015 to Alexander Alonso (alexander.alonso@shrm.org), Communications Officer, SIOP.