BMJ “Medical Humanities” Seeks Editor

Applications are invited for the post of Editor – Medical Humanities

Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. The journal jointly owned by the Institute of Medical Ethics and the BMJ Group, seeks a new editor who will advance its national and international reputation and reach whilst maintaining its high standard of publication.

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2013. Interviews will be held in early March 2013. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will officially take up post in June 2013. Term of office is usually 3 years.

Joint applications from two or more individuals willing to act as a team will be considered. Applicants need not be based in the UK. Full editorial support and training will be provided. Further details of the post can be discussed with the Journals Manager, Claire Weinberg and/or the outgoing editor Dr. Deborah Kirklin, email:  A job description is available on request from Mrs. Weinberg.

To apply, please send your CV and a short analysis of the journal, in terms of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and your editorial strategy for the journal, addressed to Mrs. Claire Weinberg, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR. Tel +44 (0)20 7383 6057; email