Anaesthesia Trainee Fellowship

Anaesthesia Trainee Fellowship
Applications are invited for a one-year Fellowship attached to the Journal, starting September/October 2013. 

The appointment will run concurrently with the Fellow’s usual anaesthetic training programme. The Fellow’s roles will include involvement in book/application reviews, ‘Anaesthesia Digested’ and general Journal business including handling submissions (but not with direct responsibility). The Fellow will also: 

  • Attend the 6-monthly Editors’ awaydays and Editorial Board meetings 
  • Attend at least one Committee on Publication Ethics forum/meeting
  • Attend the AAGBI Winter Scientific Meeting, GAT Annual Meeting and AAGBI Annual Congress during their year, and assist in the programmes as required.  

The Fellow will be answerable to and supervised by a designated Editor and the the Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board. There will be no payment or honorarium but reasonable expenses to attend the above meetings (travel/accommodation/registration) will be met, according to AAGBI policy. The Fellow and Editor/Editor-in-Chief will compile a brief report at the end of the Fellowship, to be submitted to the Editorial Board and the Fellow’s School of Anaesthesia/Deanery as appropriate. 
Suitable applicants must:

  • Be post-FRCA (or equivalent)
  • Not have a substantive non-training appointment offered or accepted at the time of taking up the post
  • Be an AAGBI member
  • Have an interest in, and commitment to, advancement of the specialty via the areas described in the AAGBI research strategy  
  • Undertake to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all Journal/AAGBI activities. 

Selection will be by a panel consisting of the Editor-in-Chief, an Editor and a GAT Committee representative. The format of the interview is still to be determined.
Applications must be received at anaesthesia@aagbi.org by midnight of 31 May 2013, and should consist of: 

  1. One side (maximum) of A4 with a brief cv and summary of: a) how you meet the criteria; b) what you can bring to the Fellowship; and c) what you hope to gain from it. Further information may be requested at the shortlisting stage
  2. The name and email address of your current or immediate past Educational Supervisor, who must be available to respond within a few days if contacted shortly after the closing date.

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