Call for Neuroradiology Editor-in-Chief Candidates

15/03/2018 : Call for Neuroradiology Editor-in-Chief Candidates

The European Society of Neuroradiology and the publisher Springer are seeking applications and nominations for the position of the Editor-in-Chief for the journal Neuroradiology, a journal dedicated to Neuroimaging and Interventional Neuroradiology. Neuroradiology is the official journal of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), the Japanese Neuroradiological Society and more than 20 national Neuroradiology societies.

Neuroradiology aims to cover all aspects of adult and pediatric brain, spine and skull base neuroradiology (e.g. Diagnostic, Interventional, Morphological, Advanced Imaging, Head & Neck), with emphasis on clinical research; important advances and findings on neuroanatomy, neurobiology and neurophysiology that affect neuroradiology are also presented. The journal publishes papers that offer critical guidance in neuroradiology and includes the application of the latest techniques. Technical and clinical results in the field of Interventional Neuroradiology are also presented. The journal receives submissions on all aspects of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology from all over the world and publishes scientific articles and review articles on timely topics.


The Editor-in-Chief, working in consultation with Section Editors, is responsible for encouraging and commissioning submissions of scientific manuscripts to the journal, for setting high standards for scientific integrity, for release of accepted manuscripts on a timely basis, for formulating and interpreting editorial policies and philosophy and for cooperating with the ESNR Publication Committee, the ESNR Executive Committee and the publisher in the production of a self-supporting, peer-reviewed journal. The Editor-in-Chief adheres to standards of editorial good practice as recommended by organizations such as the Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE). Furthermore, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for maintaining close contact with the latest trends in electronic media and for ensuring that the journal is able to serve its scientific and educational purposes in multiple formats, as the demands of communication evolve. The Editor-in-Chief works with members of the neuroradiological community, including authors, editors, readers, etc. to reinforce strong relationships within the neuroradiological field.


The ideal candidate should have a vision of how to lead the journal and increase its impact in the international community. The successful candidate should have a broad interest and experience in neuroradiology and research, a commitment to leading this journal to a preeminent position in the specialty, and a clear idea of the pragmatic issues involved in accomplishing this mission. Eligible for this position are ESNR members with full membership for at least five years.


The new Editor in Chief will be appointed by the publisher in consultation and agreement with the ESNR. The Editor in Chief is expected to work closely with the publisher on all aspects of publishing, to be an active member of the ESNR, and to liaise with the ESNR executive committee.









Interested individuals should prepare and submit an application via e-mail. The application must include the following:

· Letter of application that describes your qualifications for the role of Editor-in-Chief, such as past experience as an editor or member of an editorial board, history of scholarship in the field (publication list, H-index, teaching activities), and demonstrated capacity to manage deadlines and to attract and retain contributors to projects.

· Vision statement that provides a clear description of your vision for Neuroradiology under your leadership. The statement should set forth goals and plans for the content of the journal and how to put the plan into action.

· Curriculum vitae that accurately portrays your experience, indicates your current affiliations, and lists your current contact information.


Applications will be reviewed by members of the ESNR Executive Committee and the publisher immediately after the submission deadline.


The selected candidate will be expected to disclose any potential conflicts of interest prior to appointment and annually thereafter throughout his or her term of service.


Deadline for submissions: 31 August, 2018



Send curriculum vitae and introductory letters of intent to:


Andrea Spies

ESNR Executive Assistant