Announcement Details


Dec 03 2020

Dear IADVLites,


IADVL EC 2020 invites applications for the upcoming vacancy in Editor-Elect post of Indian Dermatology Online Journal(IDOJ).

Candidates should note that as an editor, when in office , he/she will not be eligible for election /appointment for any position at the level of president, secretary/conference chairman, Org secretary, scientific chairman, editor of any other journal either in IADVL or in any other association

The selection of the new Editor would be made before the e-DERMACON 2021 in February 2021 for approval by the Central Council and the General body of the IADVL. The Editor would be appointed for a 3-year term beginning in 2021. The new Editor is required to join the present team during the transition period in order to acquaint with the day-to-day functioning of the journal. 

Completed application form, along with a photograph and contact details (application form attached) to be send as e mail to to reach us on or before 30th December 2020. 

The selection of the new Editor would be made before the e-DERMACON 2021 in February 2021 for approval by the Central Council and the General body of the IADVL

A search committee will select the new Editor:

The search committee would be expecting candidates with the following attributes:

• A broad-based background in dermatology with outstanding academic experience

• Highest leadership and organizational capabilities

• A commitment to work hard and maintain the high standards of the journal

• Demonstrated writing skills in English

• Proficiency in electronic communications

• A reputation for fairness and impartiality

• Enthusiastic and whole-hearted support from the institution and colleagues

• Significant number of quality publications (at least fifty) as a lead author in peer-reviewed national and international dermatology journals

• A life-member of IADVL with at least ten years’ good-standing

• Previous experience in an editorial role, at least as an associate editor in a journal (preferably indexed)

• Ability to raise sponsorships and funds for the journal

• A pleasant and affable personality


The Editor of the journal will be responsible for the following:

• Forming an editorial team with a broad spectrum of representation for academic and practicing dermatologists

• Directing and implementing journal academic policy within the ambit of the goals of the journal as laid down by IADVL and the financial resources of IADVL

• Maintaining the independence and the high dignity of the journal

• Raising resources for the journal publication through ethical and just sponsorships

• Elevating the position of the journal globally

• Publishing articles of highest standard, with insistence on ethical clearance for original articles and/or conflicts of interests from the contributors if any

• Obtaining and organizing editorial team review before peer reviews and appointing reviewers

• Corresponding with authors and organizing adjudication wherever needed

• To publish the journal in time and to supervise and work closely with the team members to meet publication deadlines and improve the overall efficiency

• To maintain and update the IDOJ website

• To raise resources for the journal through advertisements

• To maintain proper accounts

• To submit an audited account of the journal at the annual general body meeting of IADVL

• All other duties as assigned in the Constitution of IADVL 



Warm Regards,




Hon. Secretary General

Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 


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