ESGO eAcademy Editor-in-Chief: Call for Applications

Call for Applications


ESGO eAcademy, the official knowledge portal of ESGO, is a powerful resource featuring a wide range of educational content developed by the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology over the years. The primary sources of content are the ESGO meetings (webcasting of sessions, videos, ePosters, etc), members-generated content, as well as specifically developed content.  These resources are further reworked into different packages and eLearning programs.


ESGO invites applications for the next ESGO eAcademy Editor-in-Chief 

The Editor-in-Chief (EIC) will be the principal architect of the scientific content, implement the vision for ESGO online training and suggest a strategy for the development of eAcademy. The EIC will be briefed on all aspects of the portal, its opportunities and limitations, and will be backed by the Educational Coordinator at the ESGO Office in day-to-day operations, in dealing with technical functionalities of the system, promotion and in communication with the platform provider.

The applicant must be a respected and accomplished gynecologic oncologist who is well organized, energetic, innovative, and dedicated to improving the ESGO eAcademy as an important and valuable resource for the medical and scientific community. Click here to view the full job description. 

The applicant must be comfortable working with electronic technology in order to expedite review and publication of submitted content. The Editor-in-Chief will be briefed and supported by the ESGO Office.


The successful candidate will assume the position of Editor-in-Chief officially on October 1, 2017. 


Interested individuals should submit an application in English that includes the following:

  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A motivation statement of 700 words or less;
  • A statement how the candidate will accommodate the time demands of being the eAcademy Editor-in-Chief;


Questions for the Search Committee and applications should be submitted by email to

Applications must be received by July 15, 2017.


All candidates will be notified of the ESGO Council’s decision no later than September 12, 2017. 



The Editor-in-Chief is expected to serve in this position for three (3) years, with the possibility of extension. 


Time commitment

In the initial half-year, it is reasonable to expect to spend about 10% of an 8-hour day, 5 days working week in activities related to the eAcademy (i.e. 4 hours). Over time, this may be reduced to approximately 5% (i.e. 2 hours/ week). This may vary depending on the publishing schedule and meetings.



It is expected that a honorarium relative to the expected workload will be budgeted for this position.

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