Purpose of the Job:
EClinicalMedicine, is an online only gold open access clinical journal publishing original research to help frontline health professionals navigate the complex and rapid health transitions facing societies worldwide. We are looking for an individual to manage the day-to-day editorial handling of papers and peer-review and drive the editorial strategy of EClinicalMedicine.
Main Activities and Responsibilities:
Collaboration with Editors across The Lancet Group, and with other divisions or departments within RELX as appropriate.
Budgeting and monitoring expenditure and income for the journal; liaising with the finance departments in the UK, USA, and other regional offices to ensure timely payment of invoices.
Content strategy and journal launch
Overall responsibility for the editorial strategy of EClinicalMedicine, an online only open-access journal within the portfolio of Lancet journals.
Overall responsibility for arranging peer review, commissioning content and the timely production of a set number of articles a year, linked Comments and Correspondence and commission Comment content as necessary.
Collaboration with subject specialists to assist with journal positioning
Maintain and liaise with an International Advisory Board for EClinicalMedicine
Substantial editorial experience, at Editor or other senior level, with a good understanding of all aspects of the editorial process, journal production, and of running an editorial team. Experience at an online or open access journal would be an advantage.
PhD or MD in a directly relevant discipline.