BJA Education: Editorial board membership vacancies

The British Journal of Anaesthesia is inviting applications for membership of the editorial board of BJA Education to commence in summer 2018. The appointment will be for a five year term in the first instance, renewable for a further five years subject to performance.

To be eligible, applicants should be engaged in a substantive academic or clinical position, with significant clinical experience in one or more fields of anaesthesia, in or outside of the UK. Applications from individuals with any subspecialty interests are invited, but we particularly welcome those with expertise in the basic sciences underpinning anaesthetic practice and general anaesthetic interests to complement the expertise of the current editorial board. 

Applicants should have experience of the editorial process for medical journals and in the preparation and submission of high quality articles for publication.
This role requires significant commitment to the development of the journal and we will expect appointed editors to be able to commit to:

  1. commissioning and overseeing the submission and review of at least five CPD articles per year
  2. attending and contributing to the editorial board meetings each year (two in London and two via telephone or videoconferencing)
  3. assisting the editor-in-chief by providing editorial expertise and reviewing articles submitted for publication
  4. ensuring that all editorial tasks and deadlines are met promptly to ensure the timely publication of commissioned articles.

Read the job description and the person specification for more information on the role. 

If you are committed, enthusiastic and willing to join a highly performing team to further develop BJA Education, please send a covering letter detailing what you would bring to the journal (one side A4 max) and a brief CV (four sides A4 max) that includes a list of publications in the past five years to the editor-in-chief, Professor Jonathan Thompson, at bjaeducation@rcoa.ac.uk by 30 June 2018.

16 April 2018

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