Applications are invited for the position of Editor-in-Chief Journal of Nursing Management.
The current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Melanie Jasper, is stepping down and we are therefore seeking applications for this prestigious position with this leading international nursing management journal.
The Journal of Nursing Management is an international forum which informs and advances the discipline of nursing management and leadership. The Journal encourages scholarly debate and critical analysis resulting in a rich source of evidence which underpins and illuminates the practice of management, innovation and leadership in nursing and health care. Detailed information about the journal can be found here.
The successful candidate for the position of Editor-in-Chief will be recognized internationally as a leading member of the nursing profession, will have worked at a strategic level within academia or healthcare, and will have an impressive track record of publications and conference presentations arising from research and scholarship. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:
- Leadership qualities
- Professional standing
- Sound scientific judgment
- Broad knowledge of nursing management on an international level
- Awareness of trends and ethical standards within knowledge dissemination
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Ability to work to tight deadlines
- Previous editorial experience desirable
The main functions within this role are: leadership, manuscript handling and quality control, strategic development, and journal promotion. The post involves working closely with the Publisher, the Editors, and the Editorial Board.
Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time, with additional time for meetings. The Editor-in-Chief can be based in any international location, and appointment will initially be for a three year term. Ideally, the successful candidate would start in May 2014.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the Journal, a letter outlining the skills you would bring to this position, and a statement of your vision for this Journal and how you would like to see it develop in the future.
A role description and information pack are available on request. Please send your application, in confidence, to Rosie Hutchinson, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley: email@example.com
Applications to arrive no later than 31st March 2014