IJGC Editorial Fellowships

The Editorial Team at the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer is offering two 5-month Editorial Internships from February-June 2022 and July-November 2022 for all those interested in learning about the processing of manuscript submission, peer-review analysis, revisions, and ultimately production and publication, as well as journal management and strategy.

This experience will match the Editorial Fellow with the Editor-in-Chief, and together they will work to assure for a very positive and productive learning experience.

Fellowship Objectives

During their appointment, fellows will gain experience in peer review processing, proposal/manuscript development, medical journal production, working with authors, editorial board management, and implementing a strategic vision plan. The objectives of the project are:

Fellowship activities

The Fellows will participate in manuscript decisions, strategic planning for the journal, editorial team conference calls, social media planning and strategy, and the journal’s annual meeting. In addition, the fellow will work on special projects based on personal areas of interest and the needs of the IJGC and Editor-in-Chief expectations. Fellows will develop the skills to further their own research careers and effect change in the quality of medical research. Examples of activities undertaken during the Fellowship might include the following:

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The IJGC Editorial Fellowship is designed for a junior faculty or fellow who wishes to build skills and gain experience through active participation in the IJGC editorial team.

Ideally, all Fellows will attend the IGCS and/or ESGO 2022 meetings (funding not available). During the meeting, Fellows will attend the IJGC Editorial Board meeting, write meeting summaries about important sessions (example: https://ijgc.bmj.com/content/30/2?current-issue=y), record interviews with speakers (example: https://ijgc.bmj.com/pages/videos/), and promote the meeting and the journal on social media through the @IJGCfellows Twitter account.

Candidates must have documented interest in gynecologic oncology, such as:

APPLICATIONS:

To apply, candidate should send:

Applications should be sent to ijgc@jjeditorial.com by September 30th, 2021, with the subject line “IJGC Editorial Fellowship Application.”

Application timeline:

Applications will open on September 1 to September 30, 2021. Interviews will be held between October 1 and October 31, 2021. Fellows will be selected by October 31, 2021.

Selection process:

The Editor-in-Chief will evaluate the applications and select 5 individuals to become Fellows. The decision is final without right of appeal.