|Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists…
Editor in Chief
BJOG is inviting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief as Professor Steer comes to the end of his 7 year term in October 2012.
The Editor-in-Chief’s role is to lead on the strategic direction of the journal. They 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 and experience. The role also requires someone who understands the business side to the extent that they can appreciate the publishing business model and how it is developing. Editorial and strategic experience is essential.
The Editor-in-Chief would need to share the values of BJOG: journal quality (selection, validation and improvement), influence and reputation.
Closing date for applications: 17th February 2012
Job description and Person specification can be downloaded here.
Applications should be sent directly to Elizabeth Hay, Managing Editor at the below address. This will include a CV, cover letter and supporting statement.
Elizabeth Hay, Managing Editor