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  • Advert number: 360017-0
  • Posted Date: 13/06/14
  • Closing Date: 31/07/14

Applications are invited for the post of

Editor in Chief - BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine

BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine is a new Open Access journal
covering all aspects of sport and exercise medicine from physiology
to return to play. This new venture will be an official journal of the
British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) and a sister
journal to the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). We are seeking
an Editor-in-chief who can maintain a high level of peer review and
represent the scientific and international reputation of BMJ and BASEM.

Specialists in any branch of sports medicine are welcome to apply. Joint
applications from two or more individuals willing to work together as
a team will be considered. Applicants should have a medical degree
(MBBS, MD or equivalent); we anticipate the successful candidate will
also have a PhD degree with a history of extramural funding, as well as
an established record as a researcher. The ideal candidate(s) will have
a commitment to education and academic excellence. The selected
individual(s) will have editorial experience and vision to lead this new
endeavour for BMJ. 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: 31st July 2014.

Further details of the post can be discussed with the Publisher, Janet
O’Flaherty, email:

A job description is available on request.

Applications should be addressed to Mr James Smallbone, BMJ Publishing
Group Ltd, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London
WC1H 9JR. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7383 6318.