Nominations open for Assistant Editor, Journal of Nursing Education

The Journal of Nursing Education is accepting nominations for the position of Assistant Editor.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Editor:
JNE receives 600-700 manuscripts per year. With the Editor and Associate Editor, the Assistant Editor will be expected to:
•        Work efficiently within the journal’s online manuscript peer review system, reviewing approximately 10-12 new submissions per month and making decisions to send out for peer review, asking authors to revise and resubmit before peer review, or rejecting without review.
•        When assigned reviews are completed, make editorial decisions using available options (i.e., decision letters in the peer review system); rate individual reviews using the available rating scale.
•         Write or assign at least 2 editorials per year.
•         Attend and participate in biannual editorial board meetings (in person at NLN Summit in Sept/Oct, by phone/webinar in Mar/Apr).
•         Participate with the Editor and Associate Editor in the review and selection of the annual Christine A. Tanner Scholarly Writing Award.
•         Assist in identifying and soliciting new reviewers.
The term begins approximately January 1, 2017, for a 3-year commitment, which would be renewable for a 2-year term (or terms) if amenable to all parties. A stipend is provided.
Qualifications of the successful candidate include:
  • Earned academic/research doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DNSc, ScD, EdD)
  • Recognized as a leader in nursing education
  • Full professorship in a school or department of nursing that offers accredited undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Membership in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education and/or American Academy of Nursing preferred
  • History of scholarly publishing on issues of relevance to nursing education
  • Significant experience as a journal peer reviewer and a clear understanding of the ethical guidelines for scholarly publishing
  • Residence/employment in North America
How to apply:
Please submit a letter addressing your interest in and qualifications for this position, and include your current CV. Send your materials via email as a Word attachment to Jaime Harker, Executive Editor, at, by September 15, 2016.
Jaime Harker, ELS
Executive Editor
Health Care Books and Journals
The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Journal of Nursing Education
ph: 856.848.1000 x 250

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