Situations vacant in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal
Call for expressions of interest (closing date 28 February 2017)
Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is published jointly by the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (SPUMS) and the European Underwater and Baromedical Society (EUBS). The journal is indexed on Medline, SciSearch and Embase/Scopus.
Expressions of interest are called for the position of Editor in Chief from 01 January 2018. This is a contracted position for five (5) years and attracts a modest honorarium.
Applicants must have an established academic track record in medicine with strong publication history, and extensive experience in the process of peer review. Experience in editing and publishing a peer reviewed journal would be an advantage however, not absolutely essential provided other criteria are strong. Preference will be given to medically qualified applicants, given the journal’s track record as a leading publication in diving medicine. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine journal is published in English and the Editor is expected to either have English as their primary language, or mastery of English as a second language.
The Editor of the journal is a prominent position for both Societies, and the successful applicant is expected to have highly developed interpersonal skills, given the multicultural, multilingual and intercontinental origins of the Societies.
Note it is also anticipated that the successful applicant would commence a 6-month (paid) hand-over period with the current Editor in Chief, from July 1 2017, to ensure a smooth transition.
The closing date for this expression of interest is 28 February, 2017.