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Editor Vacancy

Following the resignation of longstanding Editor, Dr Karen McCutcheon, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Journal of Perioperative Practice team.

The Editor role is a crucial part of the Journal's production, overseeing editorial quality whilst providing vision, leadership and creativity. You will join a committed team of reviewers, associate editors and authors across the UK and overseas working hard to advance knowledge within the perioperative environment.

The Journal of Perioperative Practice (JPP) is the official journal of the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP). It is an international, peer reviewed journal with a multidisciplinary ethos across all aspects of perioperative care. The overall aim of the journal is to improve patient safety through informing and developing practice. It is an informative professional journal which provides current evidence-based practice, clinical, management and educational developments for practitioners working in the perioperative environment.

The journal promotes perioperative practice by publishing clinical research-based articles, literature reviews, topical discussions, advice on clinical issues, current news items and product information.

Applications for the post of Editor of the Journal of Perioperative Practice are invited from those who are active in the perioperative field, have a wide knowledge of perioperative literature and are committed to disseminating best practice, which is imperative for practitioners and for managers responsible for developing policy and best practice. The JPP is peer reviewed and published ten times per annum via our publishing partner Sage Publishing.

The Editorship attracts an honorarium plus expenses in line with AfPP policy. In addition, editorial administration is provided by AfPP. This is a part-time post and the Editor shall operate remotely.

A job description for interested candidates is available please email: lisa.mason@afpp.org.uk.

Applicants should send a letter of application, which should contain a statement of their vision for the Journal of Perioperative Practice and their proposed contributions to its development, together with a full curriculum vitae to: lisa.mason@afpp.org.uk.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 31 August 2018.

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