Editor in Chief

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BMJ is soliciting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care launched in 2011 and is owned and published by BMJ.

Successful applicants should have a vision for advancing the scientific and international reputation of the journal while maintaining its relevance to clinician and healthcare workers associated with palliative medicine, specialist or generalist palliative care, supportive care, psychosocial-oncology and end of life care.

Full editorial support and training will be provided. The editor should expect to spend up to a day in total each week on journal-related activities. The successful applicant(s) will be free to select his/her own team of Associate Editors and Editorial Board members.

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2016. Interviews will be held in May 2016. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will officially take up post in January 2017, following a hand over period with the current editor. Term of office is usually 5 years. 

Further details of the post can be discussed with the Associate Publisher, Claire Langford. Tel: +44 (0)20 7383 6088; email clangford@bmj.com. A job description is also available on request.

To apply, please send your CV and a short analysis of the journal, what you perceive to be its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and also your editorial strategy for the journal, to Mr James Smallbone, Publishing Executive, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, UK. Tel +44 (0)20 7383 6909; email jsmallbone@bmj.com

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