Editor-in-Chief

Location
Remote based
Posted
01 Sep 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

BJOG is inviting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief, with a start date of 1 January 2019.

Overview of BJOG

BJOG is the RCOG’s editorially independent academic research journal. The Journal publishes original, peer-reviewed work in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, including contraception, urogynaecology, fertility, oncology and clinical practice. Its aim is to publish the highest quality medical research in women's health, worldwide. For further information, please visit www.rcog.org.uk.

Overview of role

The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the strategic direction of the journal. He/she must also supervise and coach an excellent team of Scientific Editors, with the support of three Deputy Editors-in-Chief, and take final responsibility for all published articles. The role requires a high level of expertise to oversee new developments and to provide intellectual input. An understanding of the publishing business model and how it is changing is necessary. Editorial and strategic experience is essential.

The BJOG Editor-in-Chief receives an annual honorarium.

For further information and details of how to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm Sunday 30 September

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview in October

Start date as BJOG Editor-in-Chief: 1 January 2019

For more information on this role, please contact Abigail Cantor, Head of Publishing by email (acantor@rcog.org.uk) or telephone (+44 (0) 20 7772 6440).

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