ASA Journals in Need of Editors

Journals are vital to the ASA’s mission of promoting the practice and profession of statistics, and editors are at the heart of ensuring our publications continue to be world leaders in statistics research and applications.

If you or someone you know would be a great fit for one of the following editorships, send your application or nomination to ASA Journals Manager Eric Sampson by January 10, 2020.

Editor, The American Statistician
Term: 2021–2023, with the transition beginning July or August 2020

The American Statistician publishes articles of general interest to the statistical profession that ordinarily are not highly technical. The journal is organized into the following sections: Statistical Practice, General, Teacher’s Corner, Statistical Computing and Graphics, Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials, Letters, History Corner, and Interdisciplinary.

For more information about The American Statistician, see Aims and Scope and Editorial Board.

Editor, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports
Term: 2021–2023, with the transition beginning July–September 2020

Articles in JQAS come from a variety of sports and perspectives and focus on such subjects as tournament structure, frequency and occurrence of records, and the optimal focus of training for decathlons. Additionally, the journal serves as an outlet for professionals in the sports world to raise issues and ask questions that relate to quantitative sports analysis. Articles come from a diverse set of disciplines, including statistics, operations research, economics, psychology, sports management, and business.

Editor, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining
Term: 2021–2023, with the transition beginning July–September 2020

SAM is published by John Wiley & Sons on behalf of the American Statistical Association. SAM addresses the broad area of data analysis, including data mining algorithms, statistical approaches, and practical applications. Topics include problems involving massive and complex data sets, solutions using innovative data mining algorithms and/or novel statistical approaches, and the objective evaluation of analyses and solutions. Of special interest are articles that describe analytical techniques and discuss their application to real problems in such a way that they are accessible and beneficial to domain experts across science, engineering, and commerce.

SAM publishes six issues (February, April, June, August, October, December) and receives about 120 submissions per year.