Editorial Board Members needed for

Journal of Investigative Surgery

31 May 2024

About the role

The Journal of Investigative Surgery is seeking distinguished scholars and experts to join our Editorial Board. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the shaping of scholarly discourse in the field of investigative surgery.

The Journal of Investigative Surgery publishes articles on human and veterinary medicine, dentistry, basic and applied sciences, engineering, and law and ethics for advancement of patient care.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in peer-review processes and editorial decision-making.
  • Act as an advocate for the journal, promoting it within your networks and at academic conferences.
  • Help to strategize the future direction of the journal, ensuring it addresses emerging topics and trends in the field.

This position is voluntary, offering significant professional development and networking opportunities.

About the journal

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The Journal of Investigative Surgery publishes international peer-reviewed scientific articles related to the advancement of surgery and surgical techniques; crucial research that improves understanding of surgical disease, patient care, and the rehabilitation of surgical patients.

It is the only journal in the world that encompasses individual and collaborative efforts of scientists in the following sectors, as each pertains to surgery:

  • Human and Veterinary Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Law and Ethics

The journal is dedicated to the publication of primary, outstanding and expert articles of interest to the surgical research community.

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • Proven track record in investigative surgery research or related fields
  • Previous experience in editorial roles or peer review is highly advantageous.
  • Strong commitment to maintaining ethical standards in publishing.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates are invited to apply via the APPLY button on screen.

Please include:

  • An updated CV.
  • A short statement detailing your interest in joining the board and how you see your contribution to the journal. Highlight your specific expertise, the regions you are connected with, and the unique perspectives you can represent.

For any questions or the role profile, please contact [email protected]


The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.