The International Urogynecology Journal is the official journal of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) and is currently accepting applications for two Editor positions, plus a Social Media Coordinator.
The two new Editors will join a current team of two Editors-in-Chief and seven Editors and will be responsible for managing peer review of journal submissions and making editorial decisions, using the Editorial Manager online submission platform.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:
- Prior experience with the peer review process, research, and publications.
- A strong academic and clinical background.
- International academic connections and ability to add to the geographic diversity of the journal.
- Ability to work effectively with the Editors-in-Chief, Editorial Board Members, Reviewers, and Authors.
- Prior editorial experience.
- IUGA membership is required.
We encourage both self-nominations and recommendations for these 2 Editor positions. The Editors will be offered a fixed term of 6 years (renewable for no more than one term) and will receive complimentary registration and travel support to the IUGA Annual Meeting. Editors are expected to attend an annual Editors’ Meeting at the IUGA Annual Meeting and a biennial Publisher’s Meeting in New York City in person, and to participate in quarterly editor teleconferences.
Social Media Coordinator
This new position reflects the IUJ’s commitment to explore ways of making more strategic use of various communications and social media channels. It will involve working closely both with the Editors-in-Chief and Editors, Springer (publisher), and the authors of published papers to promote the contents of the journal. The focus will be on developing a strategy to connect the journal’s existing presence in the different social media channels and then thinking through how these might be better integrated and optimized.
Applicants must have experience of working across a range of social medial channels including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter etc. They should have strong creative and organizational skills, a willingness to work as part of a team and a commitment to the mission of the IUJ. The successful candidate must have experience using social media channels in their professional lives. Editorial experience is preferred. IUGA membership is required.
The Social Media Coordinator will be offered a fixed term of 6 years (renewable for no more than one term) and will receive complimentary registration to the IUGA Annual Meeting.