Seeking Applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief of Neuro-Oncology  

The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) will be appointing a new Editor-in-Chief for its flagship journal, Neuro-Oncology.  The new Editor-in-Chief will succeed Dr. Patrick Wen, who was recently elected as the President of SNO.  Dr. Kennth Aldape is currently serving as Interim Editor-in-Chief.

Desired Qualifications

  • An excellent track record of investigations in neuro-oncology, with a strong record of publication.
  • Substantial and recent experience in managing or conducting research of international quality.
  • An excellent international network among leaders in the field.
  • An excellent international network among researchers.
  • Good communication skills in English.
  • Strongly supportive of the Society’s mission to advance CNS cancer care and cure.
  • Strong links with the Society.
  • A member of the Society.

Top candidates will be contacted and asked to provide a detailed vision for the future development of the Journal and associated specific proposals for its operational development.  Additionally, phone interviews with the Search Committee may be required.   It is expected that the Search Committee will make a recommendation for the new Editor-in-Chief to the SNO Board of Directors in mid-April and that an announcement of the new Editor-in-Chief will be made at the beginning of May 2018.

To apply, please submit the following by April 2, 2018:

  • A letter of interest (maximum 1 page).  This document should outline your suitability and vision for the position.
  • A biosketch (maximum 5 pages).
  • Contact details, including e-mail address, and telephone number.

A full job description is available by clicking here.

Search Committee

David Schiff (Chair)
Paul Brown
Antonio Chiocca
Patrick Wen
Gelareh Zadeh
Chas Haynes (ex officio)