Background and Experience

The American College of Gastroenterology is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for their peer-reviewed open-access online journal, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology, dedicated to innovative clinical work in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. The Editor-in-Chief shall have an MD or DO degree with extensive experience in medicine and translational research in gastroenterology. Experience of the publishing process would be an advantage, ideally gained while serving as a member of an Editorial Board. All applicants are expected to be members of the American College of Gastroenterology and must be from an academic institution within North America.

Editorial Roles and Responsibilities

• The Editor-in-Chief shall have the latitude to shape the content and format of the journal periodically in response to specific trends and needs of the practicing gastroenterology community, in manners consistent with objectives established with the Editorial Board and ACG Board of Trustees.
• The Editor-in-Chief will oversee and manage the decision process for all manuscripts submitted to Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology. The Editor-in-Chief has final responsibility and authority over all editorial decisions and is assisted by associate editors. The Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for the timely, efficient, and high-quality publication of the journal.
• Remains up to date on clinical trends and acts as a primary resource for the content of the journal.
• Writes editorials and solicits guest editorials or commentaries.
• Must have a willingness to explore the use of social media and technology tools to enhance journal usage and author interest.
• The Editor receives an honorarium in recognition of his/her service to the Journal, the College, and the gastroenterology community.
• The Editor-in-Chief shall be appointed by the College Board of Trustees for a three-year term commencing January 1, 2021.

Interested individuals should submit an application package that includes:
• A curriculum vitae
• A succinct letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position
• A vision statement of 1000 words or less for the future of Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology
Please note: Professional References may be uploaded to the application directly or sent to journal@gi.org.

Deadline
Please complete this application online by December 1, 2020. Do not email or send your application through postal service. If you have any queries, please email the Managing Editor, Claire Neumann at journal@gi.org.
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  • A succinct letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position
  • A vision statement of 1000 words or less for the future of Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.
  • Deadline

    Please complete this application online by December 1, 2020. Do not email or send your application through postal service. If you have any queries, please email the Managing Editor, Claire Neumann at journal@gi.org.