The editors of Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) are seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Deputy Editor.
The responsibilities for the position are:
- For the Editor, assist with evaluating authors’ responses to reviewers’ comments and changes made in revisions. For some articles, work with the assigned Associate Editor to review the authors’ revisions. Make recommendations for final decision or for additional reviews or revisions if required.
- For the Deputy Editor, pre-review all brief reports and non-major articles to decide whether they should be sent for peer review, pre-reviewed by an Associate Editor, or refused without review. When sent to Associate Editor, make final decision with guidance from the Associate Editor.
- Review News Section and press releases, along with Editor and Deputy Editor.
- Participate with Editor and Deputy Editor on policy decisions and dealing with crisis situations.
Your name would appear on the masthead as Assistant Deputy Editor. You will be invited to attend all CID Associate Editor Meetings (twice yearly) and Editorial Advisory Board meetings (which coincide with the annual IDSA meeting). An annual salary is payable from IDSA.
If you are interested in being considered for this position and the terms outlined above, please send—by Sept. 10, 2012—a curriculum vitae and include in your letter information about any prior experience with journal publishing. Please email materials to CID Editor-in-Chief Sherwood L. Gorbach, MD, FIDSA, at Sherwood.firstname.lastname@example.org and copy Managing Editor Carlos M. Terra at email@example.com.
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