Call for Associate Editors

The SAE International Journal of Aerospace is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor for the following topics:

  • Propulsion
  • Propulsion Controls
  • Reliability
  • Rotorcraft
  • Systems Electronic
  • Avionics
  • General Aviation
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Maintenance; UAV
  • Testing, Verification, Analytical Techniques
  • Software, Electrical Power, Hydraulics/Hydraulic Systems, Environment Controls
  • Data Analytics, Avionics, Air Traffic Management/Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (ATM/CNS)


  1. Ensuring timely processing of submitted manuscripts
  2. Initial screening of manuscript to determine if peer review is merited
  3. After initial screening, within five working days, inviting suitable peer reviewers and possible alternates
  4. Monitoring the review process to ensure timely peer review, with the result of securing a minimum of three completed reviews
  5. Evaluating the reviewers’ comments and deciding whether to Accept as is [with recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief (EIC)], send for Revision, or Reject
  6. In the case of Revision, evaluating the revised manuscript and sending for additional review if needed and finally making a final recommendation to the EIC


  1. Published author within the past five years
  2. Experience in the peer-review process
  3. Competency in a subject(s) covered in the respective journal
  4. Detail-oriented and able to monitor progress of assigned articles
  5. At least seven years of experience after receiving Bachelor’s degree

If you are interested in being considered for an Associate Editor position, please contact Kim Martin by email and include a brief CV (three-page max) that includes recent publications.