The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)isseeking applications for an Associate Editor position for Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE) to join as part of the editorial team.
ICHE publishes scientifically authoritative, clinically applicable, peer-reviewed research on control and evaluation of healthcare-associated infections, the transmission of pathogens in healthcare institutions and the use of epidemiological principles and methods to evaluate and improve the delivery of care. Major topics covered include infection control practices, surveillance, antimicrobial stewardship, cost-benefit analyses, resource use, occupational health, and regulatory issues.
The Associate Editor will be responsible for assisting with and managing the peer review process for manuscripts submitted to the journal. The Associate Editor selects and assigns reviewers, manages the review process, makes a recommendation based on review outcomes, and supports authors. The Associate Editor will meet monthly with the Editor-in-Chief and other Associate Editors (via video conference call) and is encouraged to attend the annual Editorial Board meeting held at IDWeek.
Term of Service
This position is planned to begin January 1, 2024. An annual editor honorarium is provided.
Duties and Responsibilities
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Lindsay MacMurray for more detailed information regarding the position. Applications must be submitted by October 31, 2023.
Electronic letters of interest and a CV should be submitted to:
Lindsay MacMurray, Director of Publications
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