Are You NINR’s Next Graduate Partnerships Program Fellow? Apply for GPP 2015 Today!

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) is an unparalleled doctoral fellowship training opportunity that combines the academic environment of a university and the breadth and depth of research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Financial support and other benefits are provided for up to three years. NINR Division of Intramural Research Training Program Director Dr. Mary B. Engler encourages PhD nursing students interested in basic or clinical research to apply, noting “the GPP offers qualified students a chance to boost their research careers, working with world-class resources in the NIH labs of renowned scientists and enjoying a rich array of outstanding educational, career, and networking opportunities.”

Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have completed all doctoral coursework as of August 2015 to be considered eligible. The application period for NINR’s 2015 GPP will close on December 1, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Recommendation letters are due on December 8, 2014, by 11:59 p.m. ET.

For more information, visit http://www.ninr.nih.gov/GPP.

Int’l J of Nursing Practice Seeks Editor

Applications are invited for the position of Editor-in-Chief

The current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Alan Pearson, has retired and stepped down after founding and leading the journal for 20 years. We are therefore seeking applications for this prestigious position with one of the world-leading international nursing journals published by Wiley-Blackwell, part of John Wiley & Sons. Ideally, the successful candidate would take over this position from January 1st 2015.

IJNP is a fully refereed journal publishing original scholarly work that advances the international understanding and development of nursing both as a profession and academic discipline. The Journal focuses on research and professional discussion papers with a sound scientific, theoretical or philosophical base.

For detailed information follow this link.

The successful candidate for the position of Editor will be recognized internationally for his or her academic and research achievements, will have worked at a strategic level within academia or healthcare, and will have an impressive track record of publications and presentations at conferences. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Professional standing
  • Sound scientific judgment
  • Broad knowledge of nursing on an international level
  • Awareness of trends and standards within knowledge dissemination
  • Awareness of international ethics and standards for journal publishing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Previous experience in Editor-type role

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 and the Associate Editors.

Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time, with additional days required for meetings. The Editor can be based in any international location but preferably in Australia or the Asia-Pacific region. The successful candidate will start work on the journal in January 2015 or sooner depending on commitments.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of IJNP, and an accompanying letter outlining the skills you would bring to this position and your vision for this Journal and how you would like to see it develop in the future.

A description of the role and information about the journal is available on request. Please send your application, in confidence, to: Sophie Suelzle, Wiley, Cremorne Street, Richmond Victoria 3121, Australia. Email to: ssuelzle@wiley.com

Applications to arrive no later than 21st November 2014.

Search for Editor: Clinical J Oncology Nursing

Summary

Serves as the editor-in-chief of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON), ensuring that the content supports the CJON mission, is appropriate, and is valuable to its readership. Reviews all submitted manuscripts, and edits content from a technical, oncology nursing perspective. Mentors authors and editorial and peer review board members. Recruits and mentors associate editors. Works collaboratively with ONS to ensure adherence to all publication deadlines. Is a strong representative of the journal as well as ONS.

Essential Duties

  • Renders decisions on the content that will appear in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON), including supplements and special issues, ensuring that articles and features support the CJON mission and are appropriate and appealing to readers interested in clinical content and evidence-based practice.
  • Reviews all submitted manuscripts, deciding on the acceptability of content based on journal guidelines, quality, and needs.
  • Works collaboratively with ONS Publishing Team staff
  • Edits content from a technical perspective after acceptance.
  • Mentors authors and editorial board members.
  • Provides timely responses to queries from potential and current authors, editors, etc.
  • Selects, provides training and guidance for, and assigns peer reviewers to manuscripts.
  • Identifies and selects associate editors, ensuring their active participation, deadline adherence, and quality.
  • Leads effective editorial board meetings and journal programs and activities.
  • Adheres to all deadlines from the review process through post-publication.
  • Engages audiences via social media.
  • Is a strong representative of the journal as well as ONS, whether during meetings or potential presentations on ONS’s behalf.

    Qualifications

  • 10 years of experience in nursing and five years of experience in oncology or a comparable combination of experience
  • A registered nurse and a master’s degree in nursing, but a doctoral degree and certification from the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation are preferred
  • Experience as an editor or assistant editor of a peer-reviewed journal and a working knowledge of nursing publications and publishing
  • A thorough understanding of the topics of interest to oncology nurses who are involved in clinical and evidence-based practice
  • Excellent leadership and consensus-building skills
  • Strong writing, editing, planning, communication, and meeting facilitation skills
  • A wide network of colleagues in oncology, nursing, and publishing
  • Mentoring experience
  • A demonstrated ability to adhere to production schedules and deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of computers and the ability to learn and work on manuscripts exclusively in CJON’s Web-based peer-review software program
  • Ability to travel up to three times a year and participate on up to 10–12 conference calls per year.

To learn more and begin the application process online, click here.

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/

 

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