Editor, BJGP Open

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BJGP Open is an international, peer reviewed, open access, online-only journal of primary care, which publishes original research and other articles of importance to primary care clinicians, researchers and teachers worldwide.

The BJGP Open Editor, working with the Editorial team, is responsible for the acceptance, production, and promotion of material for BJGP Open. Content is published every 2 weeks and compiled into issues 4 times per year.

The candidate will be a member of the RCGP in good standing. They will possess a detailed knowledge of primary care research, writing, and peer review, and an understanding of journal publishing processes. This role provides a unique opportunity to develop this thriving primary care open access journal.

Key responsibilities include:

•     assuming editorial responsibility for the entire content of BJGP Open.

•     arranging for appropriate management of manuscripts submitted to BJGP Open in line with Journal manuscript management processes.

•     ensuring effective organisation, production, and promotion of BJGP Open in liaison with the Editorial team.

•     developing the BJGP Open Editorial Board and chairing regular meetings.

How to apply

Applications comprising a letter outlining your suitability and a CV, and any enquiries, should be sent to the RCGP Journal Manager catharine.hull@rcgp.org.uk by the closing date.

Closing date: 22 November 2019

BJGP Open is an editorially-independent publication of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

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