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Editor Journal of Advanced Nursing


JAN Logo The Journal of Advanced Nursing (JAN) is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal which contributes to the advancement of evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare by disseminating high quality research and scholarship of contemporary relevance and with potential to advance knowledge for practice, education, management or policy. Detailed information about the journal can be found at .

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:

• Sound scientific judgment
• Broad knowledge of nursing and midwifery on an international level
• Awareness of trends and standards within knowledge dissemination
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Previous experience in Editor-type role

The main functions within this role are: manuscript handling and quality control, strategic development, and journal promotion. The post involves working closely with the Publisher, the other Editors, and the Editor-in-Chief.

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. The successful candidate will start work on the journal in January 2013.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of
JAN, and an accompanying letter outlining the skills you will bring to this position.

A description of the role and information about the journal is available on request. Please send your application, in confidence, to:
Rosie Ledger, Wiley-Blackwell, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK. Email to jan@wiley.com

Applications to arrive no later than 31st October 2012