Clinical Editors

Company : BMJ
Location : London / Remote
Closing Date : 02/05/2021
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Position: Clinical EditorsContract: Permanent Part-time (4 days per week)Salary: From £60,542 per annum pro rataStart date: ASAPBMJ is seeking two Clinical Editors, to be based in our Editorial department. The roles will develop clinical and academic sections of The BMJ in rotation (namely education, scholarly comment, and research), and provide editorial support, oversight, research integrity support and liaison when working with other BMJ Journals.Responsibilities- Set, develop and implement the editorial strategy for the relevant section or workstream- Manage staff in the relevant section/workstream and matrix-manage and work with other teams such as multimedia, technical editors and production- Request and organise the budget and other allocated resources for the relevant section/workstream- Lead the section’s response to complaints and take the lead on ethical issues- Weekly participation in The BMJ’s Duty Editor rota and Rapid Responses rota, as agreed with the Executive Editor for content, and attending The BMJ’s weekly editorial management meeting and monthly Senior Editorial Group meeting- Participate in ‘new project’ and editorial teams to ensure joined-up working within the department- Provide clinical input to editorial teams- Act as an ambassador for The BMJ and the BMJ Journals and their values, including in external outreach to promote the journals and develop relationships- Deliver and support production of high quality clinical content in a timely manner for digital and print - mainly articles but also audio and video content where appropriate.QualificationsThree areas of experience are relevant to the job. The post holder will ideally possess experience in all three areas, but the relative experience in each will vary by individual.- A medical degree is preferable.- Editorial experience on a general medical journal at assistant editor or senior editor level, including in commissioning, peer review, editing, and writing.- Experience in critical appraisal (including of research papers), and using evidence in the editing of opinion and education articles.- Clinical experience to inform editorial decision making and to ensure relevance of articles to The BMJ's readers.Closing date for applications: Sunday 2nd May 2021 at 23:59Why should you apply?BMJ is a global healthcare knowledge provider with a vision for a healthier world. We share knowledge and expertise to improve healthcare outcomes. You may know us as the publisher of one of the world’s most cited general medical journals, The BMJ. We also publish over 70 specialty journals, many of which are the most influential titles in their field. We also offer digital professional development courses and clinical decision support tools to help medical institutions and clinicians tackle today’s most critical healthcare challenges.Evidence underpins everything we do – it’s what makes us one of the world’s most trusted knowledge providers. And the figures speak for themselves. More than 50 million users from over 150 countries access our websites every year.BMJ is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association (BMA), with nearly 500 employees worldwide. Our head office is located within the Grade II listed BMA House in Euston, London, with more offices in China, India, North America, and Wales. At BMJ we take equal opportunities very seriously, diversity and inclusion are more than just words, they are an organisational priority. We are building a culture where everyone feels able to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We encourage applications from under-represented groups and we are a Disability Confident Committed employer.You will be able to join any of our employee-led networks focusing on: Gender, Cultural Diversity, Sexual Orientation, Mental Health and Well-being, Parents and Carers and Age. We offer flexible work arrangements to all our employees.Those who come to work with us are assured of a rewarding career in an increasingly global company. In return, we offer a great place to work with a wide range of benefits, including: - Twenty-five days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, a BMA Day and the opportunity to gain more holiday entitlement through long service employment- Additional days leave for moving house, volunteering or getting married - Onsite gym, fitness classes and subsidised canteen and cafeteria- Double matching employer pension contribution, up to 12%- Multiple discounts [from major stores] through MyReward employee benefits platform. - Season ticket loan, gym membership and cycle to work scheme - Seven x salary life assurance cover- Regular social events, diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives to get involved in