Hurry! ICN Announces Vacancies in Directorial and Editor-in-Chief Posts

Want to make an impact with the power of your nursing skills and knowledge? Look no further than the International Council of Nurses! ICN has recently announced vacancies for the posts of Director and Editor-in-Chief.  

Founded in 1899, the non-profit, non-governmental organization has had a significant impact on the quality of nursing in recent years. With the vision of propelling the organization in a prosperous direction, ICN has invited eligible candidates for the role of Director. Here’s what the role entails- 

• Rapport-building and strategic alliances with National Nursing Associations as well as international organizations 

• Widespread promotion of the métier of Nursing 

• Handling at least one of the three ICN pillars of Professional Nursing Practice, Socio-Economic Welfare of Nurses and Nursing Regulation 

• A fluent knowledge of English along with preferable expertise in French and/or Spanish 

• National and international experience of implementation, evaluation as well as the design of Health Policy and ensuring the timely delivery of the ICN Strategic Plan 

• Budget-management and leadership skills 

The role ensures a permanent contract, based in Geneva. ICN would prefer the chosen candidate to take charge at the earliest. The role comes with several benefits and a decent pay that meets the Swiss market standards. If you are interested, don’t forget to send in your Curriculum Vitae along with a convincing Cover Letter and the contact information of two referral people to no later than 12th February, 2021 midnight. ICN shall be getting back to the shortlisted candidates only.  

ICN has announced a vacancy for the post of Editor-in-Chief for the International Nursing Review, as well.  The chosen candidate will be felicitated with an acknowledgment of his/her leadership skills along with an impressive track record of conference presentations and publications following research projects as well as scholarships. Here’s what you need in your arsenal if you wish to apply for the post- 

• International and national work experience in the field of health care and nursing 

• A thorough understanding of the issues affecting nurses on an international level 

• Empathy and awareness of the problems pertaining to publication faced internationally by authors in the nursing profession 

• A highly-qualified research and education background along with sound scientific judgement skills 

• Impressive writing and verbal communication skills along with proven expertise in the use of computers 

• Trend-recognition abilities within knowledge dissemination  

• Knowledge of international nursing standards and ethics of journal publication 

The Editor-in-Chief will be in charge of strategic development, quality control, manuscript handling, and journal promotion. He/she will be working closely with the Associate Editor, the Publisher, ICN as well as the International Editorial Board. 

Apply only if you can commit a certain number of hours weekly. ICN has allowed for international candidates to work from their original location. If you wish to apply for the post, you’ll be required to send in your curriculum vitae, a letter outlining your field of expertise and skill-set relevant to the post along with a brief assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the INR. You can send your application in complete confidence to Lydia Charles, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley Blackwell, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK. Alternatively, you can opt for mailing it to  

You’ll be offered a detailed description of the position upon request. The last date for application is 31st March, 2021. For further details, visit the ICN website. ICN looks forward to its new Director and Editor-in-Chief! 


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