The International Nursing Review is seeking applications for two Associate Editor. International Nursing Review (INR) is the official journal of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), published by Wiley Blackwell, part of John Wiley & Sons.
A quarterly, peer-reviewed, ISI-listed journal, INR focuses on original articles that help to forward the ICN's mission by representing nursing, advancing the profession and shaping health policy. INR encourages unsolicited original manuscripts where nurses describe the policy relevance of their work and document their experience and research.
The ideal candidates will posses the following:
- Broad experience of working internationally in nursing and healthcare
- A PhD or another relevant doctoral degree
- Knowledge and understanding of the main policy issues facing nurses internationally
- A track record of journal publications internationally
- Awareness of the publishing aspirations and potential difficulties experienced by nurse authors in many countires
- A background in research and education, and the ability to support authors with their publishing objectives
- Sound scientific judgment
- Awareness of trends within knowledge dissemination
- Awareness of international ethics and standards for journal publishing
- Excellent written and verbal communication, and computer literacy
The main functions within this role are: manuscript handling and quality control (including working with authors), journal promotion, and assisting the Editor with strategic development initiatives. The post involves working closely with the Editor, the other Associate Editor, the ICN, the Publisher, and the International Editorial Board. Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time. The Associate Editor can be based in any international location. Appointments will be for either a two- or three-year period, with a probationary period of six months.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of INR, and an accompanying letter outlining the skills you would bring to this position.
A description of the role is available on request.
Please send your application in confidence to: Rosie Hutchinson, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley Blackwell, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to arrive no later than November 30, 2013.