Call for Editors, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet

The Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet is currently seeking an Editor to assume leadership of the journal beginning in September 2014. The journal covers international research and information on programs and services aimed at helping patients and the general public find the health information they need. It is an essential resource for libraries, persons, institutions and agencies whose responsibilities include making health information and education available to the general public.

Editor Qualifications:
Key qualities sought for the position of editor or co-editors include an established record of scholarship in the field of librarianship and consumer health; managerial skills to oversee the editorial cycle and meet deadlines; the ability to recruit quality manuscripts, and the ability to attract respected experts to the editorial board. Applicants should have previous publishing and editorial experience, strong organizational, networking and communication skills and the ability to lead an active editorial board.

Responsibilities:

Manage the peer review of approximately 20-30 manuscripts per year
Solicit high-quality manuscripts from potential authors and assist these authors in seeing their manuscripts to publication
Decide which manuscripts to publish
Select a sufficient pool of reviewers and editorial board members to evaluate manuscripts
Identify and appoint qualified members to the editorial advisory board
Provide a clear vision for the direction of the journal


To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Beth Hill at: bkh1055@yahoo.com

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