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BJPsych Advances – Trainee Editor (x2)

  • Salary : Voluntary role
  • Closing date : 30/09/2022

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
  • 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.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and covering letter for the attention of Anna Munks, Managing Editor, to: bjpadvances@rcpsych.ac.uk. 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 September 2022

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.

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Job description - BJPsych Advances Trainee Editor - July 2022