Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Open Quality

London (Central), London (Greater)
Annual honorarium
22 Sep 2017
16 Oct 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 have editorial experience and be an active researcher and/or clinician who is well-known and well-regarded in quality improvement and patient safety. They 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 1 day a week. Closing date for CVs and covering letters is 16th October 2017. International and joint applications are welcomed. Interviews will be held in November 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:

  • Formal training in being an Editor of a medical journal
  • Full 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
  • Annual honorarium
  • Access to exclusive BMJ content, including The BMJ and BMJ Learning

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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