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Applications are invited for the post of Editor in Chief for

Journal of Histotechnology

This post is for a term of 3 years, starting in June 2017. Please submit applications by 31 May 2017.

 JOH Editor in Chief Advertisement (PDF)                 JOH Editor in Chief Job Description (PDF) 

About the Journal 

The Journal of Histotechnology is the official publication of the National Society for Histotechnology and publishes original articles, technical notes and case studies that include a diverse scope of disciplines, all related to the study of living tissues. Topics include, but are not limited to, discussion of pathology techniques that allow disease diagnosis or treatment decisions; assessment of tissue responses to medical implants toward implant design improvement; presentation of new techniques to process and analyze engineered tissues for regenerative medicine application; and discussion of medical case studies.  Articles dealing with quality control, tricks of the trade, and educational or administrative techniques directly related to these disciplines are also published.

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 Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding and professional academic actively involved in the discipline covered by the Journal, with an international reputation for research excellence, a passion for communication, with prior experience of editing a scientific Journal.

The tasks to be undertaken will include but not be limited to:

 Day to day manuscript management: desk screening of submissions, selection of referees and management of the peer review process, final accept and reject decisions based on reviewer reports, ensuring that the high quality of the journal is maintained.

 Be an ambassador for the Journal; building, nurturing and helping to grow a community around the Journal of Histotechnology. Networking to increase awareness of the articles published in the Journal at relevant conferences and communities.

 Strategy and development: Working with the National Society for Histotechnology and the publisher, Taylor & Francis, to steer the development of the journal and implement key development objectives.

 Commissioning content: Encourage researchers in the field to submit to the journal. Generate ideas for topical reviews or special issues.  

 Working with the editorial board: lead and engage with the editorial board through regular communication. Draw on the editorial board for support in managing the journal and contributing ideas for journal development. 

Person Specification


  • Personal experience of research and scholarship
  • Active presence in the academic community (e.g. through conference attendance, social media and publication of research)
  • Knowledge of the field of histotechnology
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate academic material and referee reports
  • A clear sense of academic writing styles and the organisation and presentation of research
  • An understanding of research and publishing ethics
  • Good task, time and line management skills including the ability to work on time and to budget, to delegate effectively and work supportively with colleagues.

Application Procedure  

Applications must include:

 1. A letter of interest, specifically referring to why you believe you are particularly qualified for the role of Editor in Chief for Journal of Histotechnology.
2. A vision statement, describing how you see your role in the future development and direction of the journal (maximum of 1 side of A4).
. A C.V.

 To submit your application, or for further details, please contact: Sharon Kneebone, NSH Executive Director at  All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.

The National Society of Histotechnology will judge each on its merits without regard to the race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the candidate.

 Interviews will be held in June 2017.