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Editor-in-Chief (EiC) - BMJ Innovations

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Position: Editor in Chief - BMJ Innovations

Contract: 3 year contract - 1 day per week

Location: London

The Role – Editor-in-Chief BMJ Innovations

BMJ is looking for the next Editor-in-Chief who can shape BMJ Innovations into a premier resource for medical innovation, creating a clear vision for the Journal to ensure that the content is relevant and applicable whilst maintaining the Journal's high standard for originality, ethics, research integrity and quality. You will be passionate about innovation and processes to deliver change, have experience in clinical entrepreneurship, digital/ehealth technologies and leadership. You will be a champion of evidence-based decision making in healthcare and have knowledge and experience of requirements for change at the organisational and societal levels. We are seeking an Editor-in-Chief who can set the direction of the Journal and recommend changes according to community needs.

This is an independent contractor position, the term of office is initially 3 years. The role will take up one day per week. International and joint applications are welcomed. Interviews will be held at BMA House or via video conference.


As Editor of BMJ Innovations you will benefit from the following:

  • Annual Honorarium
  • Annual networking Editors’ Retreat at BMA House with all BMJ Journal Editors
  • Attendance at the Medical Editors’ training course in Oxford, UK
  • Free subscription to BMJ Innovations for you and your Editorial Team
  • Access to exclusive BMJ content, including The BMJ and BMJ Learning
  • Full training and support; from publishing processes to social media
  • The chance to shape the field and play a role in the development of innovation in healthcare
  • Have a positive effect on the careers of fellow scientists
  • Interact with the latest research from scientists based all over the world

Please contact Kelly Turner, Assistant Publisher, kturner@bmj.com, for more info. To be considered for the role please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest and vision for the future development of the journal.

Application deadline: 21st February 2020.

Our Company

BMJ Innovations is owned by BMJ. BMJ advances healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences and outcomes. Along with our renowned flagship title, The BMJ, we also offer over 70 specialty journals and a world leading collection of digital professional development resources. Our unique digital tools help healthcare professionals support decision and improve the quality of delivery.

BMJ takes pride in its people and is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We value individuality and therefore welcome all qualified applications from a diverse range of candidates.

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