The INR Early Career Editorial Board Member position is a 12-month part-time, unpaid mentorship with the INR Editor In Chief. The Early Career Editorial Board Member, appointed by the EIC participates in and learns about the scholarly publishing landscape, including manuscript review, ethics, and strategy. Working under the supervision of the EIC, the Early Career Editorial Board Member will review and provide feedback on manuscripts submitted to the journal, as well as make recommendations to the EIC for final decisions on manuscripts. The Early Career Editorial Board Member will also participate in regular editorial board meetings and engage in educational opportunities.
Goals of Board Member Activities:
- To become acquainted with key aspects of medical publishing
- To develop manuscript reviewing skills
- To develop an understanding of the publication decision process
- To become familiar with manuscript presentation guidelines
- To be introduced to resources that guide ethical decisions in publishing
- To become familiar with journal strategies to engage readers and contributors, to recruit authors, and to expand reach of research via complementary web and multimedia content