Editor In Chief, BMJ Open Quality

Role is not office based
24 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Part Time

About BMJ Open Quality:
BMJ Open Quality is an open access journal publishing original research, quality improvement work and reviews. It will publish research from all aspects of healthcare in all settings. The Editor may also write or commission occasional editorials or commentaries. BMJ Open Quality is the new title for BMJ Quality Improvement Reports with an expanded scope.

The Role – Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Open Quality:
BMJ is looking to appoint an Editor-in-Chief to lead this journal into a resource that helps improve healthcare and patient safety. The successful candidate will be an active researcher and/or clinician, well-known and well-regarded, who will act as an ambassador, actively promoting and strengthening the journal and upholding the highest ethical standards of professional and editorial practice. The role will take up a total of day a week. Closing date for CVs and covering letters is 28th April 2017. International and joint applications are welcomed. Interviews will be held in May 2017 in London with the successful candidate starting in post as soon as possible. Contact Jenny Thomas, Publishing Executive, for a full role description and to apply at jthomas@bmj.com. 

Being an Editor for BMJ:
As Editor of this expanded journal you will benefit from the following: 

  • Annual honorarium
  • Access to exclusive BMJ content, including The BMJ and BMJ Learning 
  • Full training and support from publishing processes to social media 
  • The chance to shape the field and play a role in the development of the specialty 
  • Have a positive effect on the careers of fellow healthcare workers and researchers
  • Interact with the latest research from around the world
  • Networking opportunities with other BMJ editors

About BMJ:
BMJ advances healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences and outcomes. Along with our renowned flagship title, The BMJ, we offer over 60 specialty journals and a world leading collection of digital professional development resources. Our unique digital tools help healthcare professionals support decision and improve the quality of delivery.

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