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Open Position for Urology Practice Editor

Applications Now Being Accepted

The American Urological Association (AUA) is searching for the next editor of Urology PracticeUrology Practice focuses on clinical trends, challenges and practice applications in the four areas of Business, Government, the Specialty and Patient Care. Information that can be used in everyday practice is provided to the Urology community via clinical practice articles (including best practices, reviews, clinical guidelines, select clinical trials, editorials and white papers), "research letters" (brief original studies with an important clinical message), the business of the practice of urology, urology health policy issues, urology education and training, as well as content for urology care team members. 

The incoming Editor will work with an Associate Editor, Section Editors and an Editorial Board as well as the Editor of The Journal of Urology®, AUA Publications Committee and AUA Board of Directors to continue to develop the Journal.  A one-year transition period is required before assuming the formal role of Editor.

The ideal candidate must be an AUA Member, active in the practice of Urology with broad knowledge of the specialty, including experience/knowledge of working in academic and private practices.  The Editor is a paid consultant for the AUA, and is responsible for making recommendations pertaining to improved dissemination of clinical practice content, advising the Associate Editor and Editorial Board members on matters of editorial policy, and coordinating editorial activities with the AUA Publications Department staff in regard to the Journal.

The individual selected will serve one-year (non-compensated) as Editor-elect (Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019) prior to beginning a three-year compensated term as Urology Practice Editor (Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2022). Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A statement of interest that highlights your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief professional biography (1 page)
  • Current disclosure record on file with the AUA

For information about compensation, general questions or to submit an application, contact  Debbie Polly, Director of AUA Publications ( or Nancy Waid, AUA Committee & Society Affairs Office (; telephone 410-689-3761). The application deadline is 12 a.m. ET on September 4, 2018. Late applications are not accepted.

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