The Editor-in-Chief (EIC) reports to the CAMRT Board of Directors for matters that pertain only to business and financial operations. The EIC assumes total responsibility for the editorial content in the JMIRS. The EIC will work in collaboration with the JMIRS managing editor and the international editorial board to vet and approve high-quality manuscripts that will influence and inform the practice of radiological, nuclear medicine, MRI and ultrasound technologists and radiation therapists.
This is a voluntary (non-remunerative), 3-year renewable position commencing January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022. Applicants must submit their CV and a cover letter outlining how their experience and credentials meet the specified requirements and three references. Applications are due by June 1, 2019. Queries and applications may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Editor-in-Chief should possess the following characteristics:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A published author and prior experience as a reviewer
- Previous editorial board experience
The Editor-in-Chief is chair of the editorial board and has the following executive responsibilities:
- Oversees the technical content and quality of the JMIRS
- Provides input on all aspects of content, including overall structure of the JMIRS, initial vetting of manuscripts and article selections for each issue
- Interacts with associate editors for receipt of reviews, recommendations, decisions, etc., and reviews manuscripts, if necessary
- Acts as spokesperson for the JMIRS in public forums
- Develops and maintains links with other journals and cognate organizations
- Chairs and directs editorial board meetings
- Makes periodic assessments of the general editorial board’s constitution, and recommends changes when appropriate
- The successful candidate must be able to assess the scientific merits of research papers, provide editorial direction, and stay abreast of and discuss scientific developments at a high level with academics and practitioners during travel to conferences
JMIRS provides an essential platform for Canadian and international medical radiation technologists and therapists to publish and discover their own body of knowledge to define and inform their practice, enabling translation to a global audience.