AGA’s cutting-edge, trainee and early-career focused e-newsletter The New Gastroenterologist (TNG) is seeking applications for the position of editor-in-chief (EIC). The role will facilitate the communication of the latest clinical advances among peers and build strong leadership skills managing editorial responsibilities as well as working with reviewers and fellow editors at AGA’s journals.
The term is from Oct. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2022, with a transition period starting July 2019.
TNG content covers highly relevant clinical topics, such as endoscopic management of obesity and quality metrics on colonoscopy. Also included in each issue are articles that focus on career pathways, financial and legal matters, perspectives from private practice, and other topics that are relevant to early-career GIs.
The EIC will receive an annual honorarium of $5,000.
• AGA member, between second year of fellowship and five years post-fellowship.
• Experience identifying and promoting newsworthy content that is relevant to the trainee and early-career GI community, as well as excellent judgment that expands the outstanding reputation of TNG and AGA.
• Experience in medical, scientific or news-related publishing is preferred, but not required.
• Familiarity with AGA and its priorities, activities and stances on important issues is ideal, preferably via past volunteer member experience with the association.
• The EIC must be able to devote sufficient time to TNG matters and may not accept editorial appointments to competing publications during their tenure as EIC.
If you have questions, please contact Ryan Farrell, managing editor, The New Gastroenterologist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.