Dermatology World Physician Editor search

Applications due July 21, 2017

The American Academy of Dermatology’s award-winning monthly magazine, Dermatology World, seeks candidates to serve as its next physician editor.

Position overview

The Physician Editor is appointed for an initial four-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018, which may be renewed for a second four-year term with the consent of both the Physician Editor and the Board of Directors. A transition period will begin by approximately November 2017.

This prestigious position has responsibility for advising staff editors on story topics, sources, and outside contributors; contributing content to the print publication and corresponding website; reviewing annual editorial calendars, monthly story lists, and each issue in its entirety; convening annual meetings of the publication’s editorial advisory workgroup; and representing the publication at the AAD’s annual and summer meetings.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be an active Fellow* member of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Must be free of conflicts of interest
  • Must be available to spend approximately 10-20 hours per month serving as physician editor
  • Must be available to travel to the Academy’s annual and summer meetings, and to an annual strategy meeting at the Academy’s headquarters, at the Academy’s expense
  • Must have a love of dermatology and interest in sharing information within the specialty

Writing or editing experience for lay or scientific publications is desirable. Experience in and knowledge of a variety of dermatology practice environments preferred.

*Fellow = Physicians certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Learn more.

Submission requirements and evaluation criteria

Interested applicants will be required to:

  1. Submit their curriculum vitae
  2. Provide relevant disclosures
  3. Fill out a questionnaire.

Selected applicants will also participate in phone interviews.

A stipend is provided. More information is available upon request.

Applications for the Physician Editor position are being accepted through July 21 and may be submitted below.

Questions?

If you have questions about the position or application process, review the FAQs or contact:

Marta Van Beek, MD, MPH, chair
AHTF for Dermatology World Physician Editor Search
c/o Richard Nelson
Senior Manager, Dermatology World
Email: rnelson@aad.org
Telephone: (847) 240-1779

Learn more about Dermatology World.


Application submission form


Name
Email address
Current position
Are you an active Fellow of the AAD [applicants must be Fellows*]?
*Fellow = Physicians certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Please outline your relevant experience: [250 words]
Upload curriculum vitae
Upload letter of interest
Upload Conflict of Interest statement