Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Physical Chemistry – Professor Jan H. Jensen

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Jensen as the Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Physical Chemistry. Jan, who is a Professor at the University of Copenhagen, becomes PeerJ’s first Editor-in-Chief, and will work with the physical chemistry community, the journal’s Editorial Board, and the PeerJ team to drive the development of the journal from an editorial and community perspective.

You can find out more about Jan’s aims and ambitions for PeerJ Physical Chemistry in this interview:

Jan obtained his PhD in theoretical chemistry in 1995 from Iowa State University, working with Mark Gordon, where he continued as a postdoc until he joined the faculty at the University of Iowa in 1997. In 2006 he moved to the University of Copenhagen, where he is now Professor of bio-computational chemistry. As a respected researcher and an advocate for open science, Jan is perfectly placed to lead the uptake of Open Access, open peer review and impact neutrality in physical chemistry research publishing.  

Free publishing in PeerJ Physical Chemistry this August!

To celebrate Jan’s appointment, we will be waiving the Article Processing Charge for accepted articles that are submitted to PeerJ Physical Chemistry in August this year. We wanted to give you notice of this promotion, but if you’d like to submit sooner please contact the PeerJ Communities Team.

About the journal

PeerJ Physical Chemistry is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, publishing physical chemistry research articles and literature reviews. PeerJ Physical Chemistry evaluates submissions based only on an objective determination of scientific and methodological soundness, placing an emphasis on research integrity; high ethical standards; constructive peer-review; exemplary production quality; and leading-edge online functionality.

Applications open for Editor-in-Chief roles on four other PeerJ journals

PeerJ is currently seeking applications and nominations for the roles of Editors-in-Chief of PeerJ Analytical Chemistry, PeerJ Inorganic Chemistry, PeerJ Organic Chemistry and PeerJ Materials Science. You can read more about the role and how to apply here.

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Free Publishing – Terms & Conditions

The waiver is only for the APC and applies only to new submissions to PeerJ Physical Chemistry made in August 2022; other charges may still apply (e.g. for articles longer than 40 typeset pages); author services (copy-editing, video and graphical abstracts) are not included. Submissions that are started but not fully submitted, and manuscripts submitted outside of this period, are not eligible. Submissions must be in scope for PeerJ Physical Chemistry. The APC waiver cannot be transferred to any other journal.

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