BJA Education vacancies for Editorial Board Membership

Published: 15/01/2020

The British Journal of Anaesthesia invites applications for membership of the Editorial Board of BJA Education to commence in 2020. The appointment will be for a 5-year term in the first instance, renewable for a further 5 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, general and subspecialty 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 appointed editors are expected to be able to commit to:

  1. Commissioning and overseeing the submission and review of at least 5 articles per year
  2. Attending and contributing to the three editorial board meetings each year
  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 timely publication of the journal.

You can view the job description and person specification here.

If you are committed, enthusiastic and willing to join a highly performing team to further develop BJA Education, please send your application (in the form of a covering letter detailing what contributions you would bring to the journal [1 side A4 max] and a brief CV [4 sides A4 max] that includes a list of publications in the past 5 years) to the Editor-in-Chief, Prof Jonathan Thompson, at bjaeducation@rcoa.ac.uk by Wednesday 18th March 2020. Interviews will be held on Friday 3rd April 2020 at the Royal College of Anaesthetists.