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Applications are invited for the position of Editor-in-Chief International Nursing Review


We are now seeking applications for this prestigious position with the International Nursing Review, the official journal of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and one of the world- leading international nursing journals published by Wiley.

A quarterly, peer-reviewed, ISI-listed journal (2019 IF: 2.034), INR focuses on original articles that help to forward the ICN’s mission world-wide by representing nursing, advancing the profession and shaping health policy. INR encourages unsolicited original manuscripts where nurses describe the policy relevance of their work and document their experience and research. Detailed information about the journal is available at

The successful candidate will be recognized as a leading member of the nursing profession and will have an impressive track record of publications and conference presentations arising from research and scholarship.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Broad experience of working internationally in nursing and health care

  • Knowledge and understanding of the main policy issues facing nurses internationally

  • Awareness of the publishing aspirations and potential difficulties experienced by nurse authors in many countries

  • A background in research and education, and the ability to support authors with their publishing objectives

  • Sound scientific judgment

  • Awareness of trends within knowledge dissemination • Awareness of international ethics and standards for journal publishing

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and computer literacy

The main functions within this role are: strategic development, manuscript handling and quality control (including working with authors), and journal promotion. The post involves working closely with the ICN, the Publisher, the Associate Editor, and the International Editorial Board.

Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time. The Editor can be based in any international location. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of INR, and an accompanying letter outlining the skills you would bring to this position.

A description of the role is available on request. Please send your application, in confidence, to: Lydia Charles, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley Blackwell, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK. Email to [email protected]

Applications to arrive no later than 31st March 2021