London (Central), London (Greater)
06 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

BMJ Health & Care Informatics

BMJ Health & Care Informatics, previously  Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics (2015) and Informatics in Primary Care (1995), is an international, open access journal for research, reviews  and practical articles in the field of health and care informatics.

The essential scope of the journal is how informatics supports improvements in direct health and care service provision, but also incorporates public health strategies and interventions, implementation of learning health systems and national policy issues. A core purpose of the journal is to bring together the academic and practitioner communities.

BMJ and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, are looking for an Editor-in-Chief to continue shaping BMJ Health & Care Informatics into the premier resource for academic and practitioner communities while maintaining the journal's high standard for originality and quality.

The candidate is an active researcher and/or practising informatician with an awareness of emerging trends in health and care informatics and applications to clinical practice. They will act as an ambassador, actively promote and strengthen the journal and uphold the highest ethical standards of editorial practice. This is an independent contractor position and the term of office is 5 years. The role will take up one day per week. International and joint applications are welcomed.

BMJ provides training, an annual editors' networking event and editorial office support.

To be considered for the role please send your CV and covering letter outlining your interest and vision for the development of the journal to Jennifer Thomas (jthomas@bmj.com) by 31 August 2019.

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