Current Vacancies

Deputy Editor

Ultrasound Journal, BMUS

Closing Date: 18th December 2017

Ultrasound is the BMUS journal, which publishes research, best practice, reviews, educational articles, professional guidelines and case reports covering all aspects of medical ultrasound.

Deputy Editors work closely with Editor in Chief (EiC) and publisher’s production team to support the commissioning of articles and manage the peer review process.  Deputy Editors support the Editor in Chief by ensuring that all submissions meet ethical standards and are subject to rigorous and impartial peer review prior to publication. They will be managing the review of manuscripts as delegated by the EiC.

Preference will be offered to a candidate who has wide expertise or interest in ultrasound of the abdomen, paediatric ultrasound, cardiovascular ultrasound, ultrasound of musculo-skeletal system or in obstetrics and gynaecology or any combination of these specialties

Please apply by sending an e-mail to expressing your interest for the post of deputy editor. With your e-mail you should attach the following documents:

  1. A cover letter on one side of A4 with your statement of intent stating why you would like to apply for this post.
  2. A brief curriculum vitae of maximum two sides of A4 page stating your professional affiliations, place of work and interest or skills in ultrasound. Please include your contact details and preferred method of communication.

A job description for the post of deputy editor is available, please email click here

To discuss your interest concerning this job please contact Editor-in-Chief, Mr Bid Kumar or

Band 7 Sonographers

Location: Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Closing Date: 5th January

Salary: £32,013 - £42,205

Job Ref: RAD/17/99

The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh is a large teaching hospital and Tertiary referral centre for the Lothian region.

An opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified Sonographers to join our busy but friendly team.

These posts will be primarily based in the Ultrasound Department at the Royal Infirmary.

There will a mixed workload of general abdominal (including testes), gynaecology and obstetrics ultrasound. Vascular and musculoskeletal experience would be an advantage but not essential.

Rotation to satellite clinics and Primary Care sites is expected.

The department provides training to undergraduate students, medical staff and other health professionals. CPD is actively encouraged.

There will be a commitment to weekend work.

This post would suit a highly motivated Ultrasonographer who wishes to become part of a successful multidisciplinary team.

Applications are invited from holders of a DMU or PgDIP in Medical Ultrasound. Must have current HCPC or equivalent registration.

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For further information please contact Brenda Ormiston on 0131 242 2803 or Jo Dampier on 0131 242 2800.

Other vacancies are available on the RAD magazine website