Call for Application for a new Chair of the Journal Management Committee

Dear ESNM Member,

The Neurogastroenterology and Motility Journal, together with its affiliated societies (ANMS and ESNM), are seeking to appoint a new chair to the journal management committee (JMC) to replace David Grundy when his current term of office ends in 2019. This is a formal position overseeing the responsibilies of the JMC as outlines below. This is an important leadership position and candidates will have demonstrated a long-standing commitment to the success of the journal. Expressions of interest should be directed to the current JMC chair ( who can provide further information as requested.

The Journal is managed by a Journal Management Committee, comprising the Chair of the Journal Management Committee, three representatives of each Society, two representatives of the Publisher, the Editor(s) and the Chair of the Editorial Board. This Journal Management Committee Chair is elected by the Journal Management Committee.

The Journal Management Committee:
(a)    oversees the running of the Journal in accordance with the editorial strategy set by the Publisher and the Editorial Board, including appointment of editors and editorial board chair and ratifying appointment of the editorial board;
(b)    implements in the most effective way the strategy of the Editorial Board to increase the quality, scope, reach and prestige of the Journal ;
(c)    formulates strategic plans for development of the journal;
(d)    identifies opportunities for reaching a wider audiences for the Journal;
(e)    contributes to a marketing strategy;
(f)    monitors revenue and determines budgets;
(g)    identifies opportunities  that might benefit Journal Revenue;
(h)    ensures constructive liaisons between Journal editors, the Publisher, and affiliated societies, including potential new affiliations;
(i)    oversees renewal of the journal contract between societies and publisher.
(j)    There is at least one face-to-face meeting each year, overseen by the chair of the JMC.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

For further details please contact directly David Grundy (


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