Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound - Consulting Editor Of Experimental Design And Statistics

Date Posted: 
January 17, 2013 - June 30, 2013


Contact Person: Dr. Jeryl Jones, VRU Editor-in-Chief, Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences, Davis College of Agriculture, WVU, PO Box 6108, Morgantown, WV, 26506-6108,

Applications deadline: June 30, 2013

Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound is seeking applications for the position of Consulting Editor of Experimental Design and Statistics.

Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound is a bimonthly, international, peer-reviewed, research journal devoted to the fields of veterinary diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology. It is the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and International Veterinary Radiology Association. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound is also represented on the Committee on Publication Ethics.

The mission of Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound is to serve as a leading resource for high quality articles that advance scientific knowledge and standards of clinical practice in the areas of veterinary diagnostic radiology, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, nuclear imaging, radiation oncology, and interventional radiology. Manuscript types include original investigations, retrospective studies, imaging diagnosis reports, review articles, editorials and letters to the Editor. Acceptance criteria include originality, significance, quality, reader interest, composition and adherence to author guidelines. More information about the journal can be found at

Job description:

The Consulting Editor for Experimental Design and Statistics would advise the Editor-in-Chief and serve as reviewer for the experimental design and statistics components of selected manuscripts. When invited by the Editor-in-Chief, the Consulting Editor would be expected to provide a detailed review on the appropriateness of the experimental design, statistical tests selected, results presented, and conclusions drawn. The review should also include suggestions for improving the quality of the manuscript (e.g., different statistical analysis, suggestions for displaying the data, discussion about sources of bias, etc.)

Application Requirements:

Applicants should demonstrate evidence of advanced training in statistics and prior experience serving as a statistician for veterinary or medical research publications in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, the best method for contacting them, a curriculum vitae, and names/contact information for 3 people who could provide letters of reference to the VRU Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Jeryl Jones, using the email address

Applications will be reviewed by members of the VRU Editorial Board and notifications will be sent July 30, 2013.