Editor-in-Chief, NeuroLearn

Basic Purpose

The NeuroLearnSM Editor-in-Chief serves as the member champion of NeuroLearn, an eLearning program of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). In addition to ensuring the timely production and management of course development, the Editor-in-Chief guides the vision and direction for the program.


  1. Advise on overall program strategy and innovation.
  2. Provide medical expertise in directing program content in terms of scientific accuracy and relevance to the intended program audience.
  3. Provide leadership regarding curricular development, including selection and prioritization of course topics.
  4. Identify, onboard, and direct three Editorial Workgroup members.
  5. Develop and assist with the maintenance of a production schedule of six courses per year.
  6. Oversight of faculty onboarding.
  7. Review of initial course design and final production.
  8. Evaluate course and program level analytics and report to the eLearning Subcommittee and Education Committee on program performance.
  9. Collaborate with the eLearning, web development, and digital content and strategy teams to maintain the quality and consistency of the user experience.
  10. Review and assist in resolution of potential conflicts of interest among Editorial Workgroup and eLearning Subcommittee members.
  11. Work with staff to develop the marketing strategy.
  12. Represent NeuroLearn at relevant meetings.

Desirable Qualificiations

  • Neurologist
  • AAN member in good standing, Active or Fellow
  • Knowledge about AAN programs, priorities, and policies, as well as connections to leaders in the neurology field
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet development timelines
  • Ability to maintain frequent communication
  • Comfortable working in an AGILE project management environment
  • Demonstrated interest in online learning and AAN activities
  • Interest in learning management systems or educational technologies
  • Strong computer skills
  • Interest in web and mobile applications and social media

Time Commitment

Approximately 10 hours per month.


One year, re-appointable up to four years.

Applications Should Include the Following

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Letter outlining past involvement in the AAN, interest in online learning, and an editorial vision for NeuroLearn
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • All applicants will be sent a disclosure form to complete as part of the application process
  • Finalists will be interviewed in July 2017

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this position has passed. 

About NeuroLearn

NeuroLearn is the Academy's convenient suite of exclusive online education courses designed to address relevant clinical and practice topics while offering a range of CME credits. NeuroLearn courses offer a unique experience combining multimedia presentations with references and resources and are presented in a learner directed fashion.


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