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Monthly Editor Search

Monthly Editor Search

The Mathematical Association of America seeks to identify candidates to succeed Bruce Palka as editor of the American Mathematical Monthly when his term expires in December 2006. The Search Committee plans to make a recommendation during the summer of 2005 so that the new editor can be approved by the Board of Governors and begin handling all new manuscript submissions in January, 2006. The new editor would be Editor Elect during 2006 and would serve as Editor for the five years 2007-2011.

Questions about the nature of the position and its workload can be addressed to G. L. Alexanderson (, or Don Albers, Director of Publications at the MAA ( Questions about MAA support for the editor's work can be addressed to Albers. Each applicant should submit a resumé, names of references, and a statement of interest containing his or her ideas about the journal. These can be emailed as attachments in Word or pdf format to the chair of the Search Committee, Gerald L. Alexanderson (, or mailed to:

Gerald L. Alexanderson
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0290

A candidate who would be an outstanding editor may be nominated by someone else. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, although preference will be given to applications received by late May.

News Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2005