Directory of Nursing Journals

The online publication Nurse Author & Editor has updated its listing of nursing journals. A link to this list has been added to the “blinks” section of NursingWriting.

Visit here: http://nursingeditors.com/journals-directory/

Lasker Award Essay Contest

The Lasker Foundation has launched an essay contest in support of health research.

First prize is $10,000 and an opportunity to meet with the 2014 Lasker Award winners. There are second and third prizes of $5,000 ad $2,000 respectively.

The Foundation seeks essays of 1000 words or less on innovative ways to build support and ensure funding for health research.

Eligibility requirements: Medical school students and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; or graduate students in other health professions programs (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant) at U.S. accredited institutions.

Deadline for submitting essays is Friday, August 8th. For more information: http://laskerfoundation.org/programs/contest.htm

ISO: Associate Ed, J of Ped Nursing

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Editor of The Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families (JPN) publishes evidence-based practice, quality improvement, theory, and research papers on a variety of topics from US and international authors. JPN is the official journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses and the Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society. Cecily L. Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Editor in Chief. The successful candidate for the position of Associate Editor will be recognized for his or her academic and research achievements and will have an impressive track record of publications or presentations. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:

 Solid professional standing

 Sound scientific judgment

 Strong publications history

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Ability to work to deadlines

The main functions within this role are:

 Oversee journal departments to ensure prompt publication of high-quality, clinically relevant content and work with department editors to select topics and contributors

 Contribute content to departments and the journal as needed, including writing one editorial per year

 Collaborate with the Editor in Chief to solicit, develop, and review content for new department for quality improvement projects

 Support the Editor in Chief in overall journal management, particularly with soliciting and reviewing manuscripts, authors, and reviewers

 Serve as a reviewer and member of the editorial board

 Participate in editorial board meetings and journal strategic planning efforts

The paid post also involves working closely with the Publisher and the Editorial Board and requires a consistent, weekly commitment of time, with additional time for meetings or conference calls. Appointment initially will be for a 2-year term.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a letter outlining the skills the applicant would bring to this position. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by telephone.

Applications should be sent to d.nahlen@elsevier.com by June 21, 2014.

http://www.pediatricnursing.org/

J Nurse Practitioners Seeks Assoc Ed

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Editor

JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners offers high-quality, peer-reviewed clinical articles, original research, continuing education, and departments that help practitioners excel as
providers of primary and acute care across the lifespan. JNP supports advocacy by demonstrating the role that policy plays in shaping practice and influencing outcomes. The
journal is an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is affiliated with the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.
The successful candidate for the position of Associate Editor will be recognized for his or her academic and research achievements and will have an impressive track record of publications or presentations. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:
 Solid professional standing
 Sound scientific judgment
 Strong publications history
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Ability to work to tight deadlines
The main functions within this role are:
 Oversee departments to ensure prompt publication of high-quality, clinically relevant content and work with department editors to select topics and contributors
 Collaborate with the editor-in-chief to solicit, develop, and review content for case challenges
 Support the editor-in-chief in overall journal management, including soliciting manuscripts, authors, and reviewers
 Attend editorial board meetings
 Write two editorials a year

The paid post also involves working closely with the Publisher and the Editorial Board and requires a consistent, weekly commitment of time, with additional time for meetings or
conference calls. Appointment initially will be for a 2-year term.  Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a letter outlining the skills the applicant
would bring to this position. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by telephone. Applications should be sent to Managing Editor Dawn Nahlen at d.nahlen@elsevier.com by May 15, 2014.

Also visit: http://www.npjournal.org/

 

J Nursing Mgmt Seeks Editor

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.

For further information please follow this link:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2834/homepage/JNM_EiC_Advert.pdf

 

 

 

 

The closing date for applications is 31st March 2014

 

Seeking New Editor: J Clinical Nursing

The Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) is seeking applications for the position of Editor. With Debra Jackson taking on the position of Editor-in-Chief, we are now looking for a new Editor to complete the team. For further information please follow this link:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2702/homepage/Editor_Advertisement.pdf.

The deadline for applications is the end of March.

 

J Psych Mental Health Nurs Seeks Editor

The Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (JPMHN) is seeking applications for the position of Editor. For further information please follow this link:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291365-2850/homepage/JPMHN_Editor_Advert.pdf

 

50,000 and Counting!

Over the winter break,

NursingWriting welcomed its 50,000th visitor!

Founded in 2008, NursingWriting supports academic, clinical and professional nurses as writers, announcing calls for submissions to publications and proposals to conferences, providing tips on writing.

Holiday Hiatus

NursingWriting.com is now on holiday hiatus.

Best wishes for the solstice and new year!

–Tom Long

JCN Seeks Editor

The Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) is seeking applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief.

JCN is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal whose primary aim is to promote a high standard of clinically related scholarship which supports the practice and discipline of nursing. The current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Cynthia R. King, is stepping down in October 2013, and we are therefore seeking applications for this prestigious position.

For further information please follow this link: http://bit.ly/19KLJsb

Di Sinclair, Managing Editor, Journal of Advanced Nursing

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