BJPsych Advances Trainee Editors

  • Status : Voluntary role
  • Closing date : 30/04/2024

About the role

BJPsych Advances is looking for two enthusiastic Trainee Editors (ST4/ST5 or equivalent) to join its Editorial Board. Trainee Editors undertake a variety of tasks for the journal and responsibilities will include:

  • reviewing multiple choice questions (MCQs) and learning objectives associated with BJPsych Advances articles and re-writing if necessary (approximately 25 reviews per year)
  • providing second opinions on submissions (e.g., where reviews are incomplete, or rejection of a commissioned article has been recommended)
  • conducting gap analyses to identify new areas for commissioning
  • learning how to handle manuscripts through the peer review process with supervision and mentoring
  • commissioning submissions for the journal, identifying topics and seeing them through to publication
  • opportunities to be involved in producing podcasts and other digital content for the journal
  • undertaking additional duties such as journal development projects – all ideas welcome!
  • Input into journal development and strategy.

For further information please read the BJPsych Advances Role and Responsibilities of Trainee Editors via the link below.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV, a covering letter and a letter of support from your Training Programme Director to take up this role, for the attention of Anna Munks, Managing Editor, to: In your letter, please outline any relevant experience, your reasons for applying and include details of any projects you would be interested to undertake in the role.

Closing date: 30 April 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed, via Microsoft Teams/Zoom

The College values a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

Role and Responsibilities of Trainee Editors - BJPsych Advances