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The International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) is a professional organization of individuals in the field of pediatric transplantation. The purpose of the Association is to advance the science and practice of pediatric transplantation worldwide in order to improve the health of all children who require such treatment. The Association is dedicated to promoting technical and scientific advances in pediatric transplantation and to advocating for the rights of all children who need transplantation.


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Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Transplantation

Dear IPTA Members,

We are accepting applications for Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Transplantation.

The Editor will:

  1. Be an established and respected individual in the field of pediatric transplantation and in the International Pediatric Transplant Association community;
  2. Have a broad understanding of basic, translational and clinical investigation and clinical care in the field of pediatric transplantation;
  3. Be experienced in editorial work for other high profile biomedical journals;
  4. Have superior editing and writing skills;
  5. Be a member the society throughout their complete tenure;
  6. Be capable of working closely with the members of the society and the Council.

Editor’s Job Description:

The person selected to serve will be named the Editor-in-Chief of the Pediatric Transplantation journal, the official journal of the IPTA. The Editor will be an independent contractor of Wiley. The estimated start date for the position is October 1, 2017.

Duties will include:

  • Working within the Wiley process for remote management of the Journal with the appointed Wiley staff member(s);
  • The Editor will seek appropriate contributions to the Journal;
  • Contributions to Pediatric Transplantation will be reviewed in a timely manner by appropriately qualified persons;
  • The Editor will provide materials to the Publisher in accordance with an agreed upon production schedule. Such materials will be complete with all text, illustrations and tabular matter, permissions and assignments of copyright in accordance with the guidelines given in the Instructions for Authors;
  • The Editor will determine the order of contents in each volume of Pediatric Transplantation;
  • The Editor will be responsible for the timely review of page proofs prepared by the Publisher and notification of the Publisher of any necessary amendments in accordance with the Production Schedule;
  • The Editor will provide an annual report to the IPTA Council (in collaboration with Wiley).

The Editor will sit as an ex-officio member of the IPTA Council.

Submission Requirements:

  • CV
  • Brief vision statement
  • Outline of a strategic plan (5 years) for the Pediatric Transplantation journal
  • Letter from the applicant’s Dean and/or Department Head confirming the institution’s commitment and support for the candidate.

Questions can be directed to Anne Dipchand, IPTA President at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please submit application by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday June 23, 2017.


Anne Dipchand
IPTA President