General Descriptionfull-time position with Neurology; 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Managing Editor for the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology:
Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology (CBN) is the official journal of the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology. CBN is a clinical subspecialty journal focusing on advances in the neurologic understanding of conditions that affect thinking, learning, memory, communication, and behavior. CBN welcomes all types of submissions that address clinical research, patient care, education, or professional advancement. The readership is primarily neurologists, neuropsychologists, and psychiatrists. CBN is a quarterly hybrid open access journal that is published both in print and online.
Run editorial office's regular operations. Oversee submission of manuscripts, review, post-acceptance editing, and proofreading. Report to and serve as gatekeeper for editor-in-chief so he can focus on evaluating quality of submissions. Recruit, train, and supervise part-time staff to vet potential reviewers and possibly to edit accepted manuscripts and proofread. Determine most editorial policy, writing style, and layout. Keep records of all editorial transactions. Maintain contact with and troubleshoot for authors, reviewers, editorial office colleagues, publisher's staff, and editorial board. Edit accepted manuscripts and work closely with authors to reach consensus on final text, tables, figures, and supplemental digital content. Collaborate with production staff in preparing proofs and proofreading. Write some editorials and feature articles. Update Instructions for authors, front matter, and Society announcements. Meet production deadlines. Work with editor-in-chief to develop special issues, invited articles, and new features. Write reports. Draft updates for the journal's website. Help draft marketing materials.
Editor-in-Residence for the Division:
Help division faculty, fellows, students, and staff with all phases of their academic and other writing projects: planning; outlining; drafting; preparing tables, graphs, figures, and presentations; conforming to publication requirements; editing and polishing; helping coordinate multi-author and multi-component projects; submission and navigating of editorial review and revision; and proofreading. Projects are research papers, proposals, grant applications, posters, slide sets, reports, correspondence, etc. Mentor inexperienced writers.
Perform other duties as required.
The editor can telecommute as, essentially, all journal transactions are handled by e-mail and through the online manuscript management system Editorial ManagerÂ®. Most Division projects are also handled by e-mail and phone. The editor may be required to attend occasional meetings at the Division office, in downtown Baltimore, and may be asked to attend an annual neurology conference in the U.S. or Canada.