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Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Associate Editor Position for Veterinary Surgery

July 19, 2019

Diplomates interested in serving as a Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Associate Editor of Veterinary Surgery are invited to submit a short statement of interest and Curriculum Vitae with relevant experience to Kim Soehnlein (ksoehnlein@acvs.org), staff liaison to the journal, by August 22, 2019. Application review will start on August 16 and will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified and confirmed by the ACVS Board of Regents.

This position will be responsible for shared management of small animal submissions related to orthopedic and neurologic surgery, including assigning reviewers; synthesizing reviewer comments, providing editorial comments about the manuscript, and making a recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief on the suitability of submissions for publication. Associate Editors typically handle 40-60 manuscripts/year (original submissions and revisions), with an estimated commitment of 2-4 hours/manuscript. Associate Editors receive an annual stipend.  The position has a 3-year, renewable term. Anticipated start date is November 1, 2019.


  • Must be a Diplomate of the American College Veterinary Surgeons
  • Must be familiar with the current scientific literature in small animal orthopedic and neurologic surgery
  • Must be fluent in scientific English, substantiated by a strong publication track record
  • Must be committed and able to attend the needs of the journal in a timely fashion

Preference will be given to Diplomates of at least 5 years standing who have had previous service on the Editorial Review Board or other peer-review and/or editorial experience.

For further information, please contact Editor-in-Chief Dominique Griffon at DGriffonEditor@acvs.org or 909-469-8433.

Dominique Griffon
Editor-in-Chief, Veterinary Surgery