We are recruiting for the post of deputy editor

3rd Feb 2023

Ultrasound, the journal of British Medical Ultrasound Society is looking to appoint additional suitable candidates as deputy editors to join our current editorial team. The candidates should be keen and enthusiastic and have an interest in one or more areas of ultrasound (US) and its use in clinical practice. We are keen for the editorial team to reflect the membership of BMUS , including  sonographers, physicists, radiologists, academics involved in US teaching and research, and specialist practitioners in a dedicated area of US (e.g. cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, obstetrics, breast, point of care US, etc.).  

We welcome applications from suitable candidate based and working in The United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and from other international locations. 

Essential requirements from suitable candidates include: experience in peer-reviewing; an excellent grasp of the English language (especially in written form); an interest in reading and publication of topics in ultrasound; an ability to undertake critical review of manuscripts; willing to dedicate their time to this voluntary role.  It would also be desirable that successful candidates should have either experience in publishing their own work or work in academia. 

We require additional editorial support in all areas of clinical application of ultrasound, but we are particularly keen to recruit candidates with interest in ultrasound in the following areas: musculoskeletal system; paediatrics; head and neck; vascular; abdominal; technical advances in ultrasound, or any combination of these.  We would like to encourage applicants with a medical radiological specialism to also apply.

Please see the job description below. To discuss your interest concerning this job please contact Editor-in-Chief, Mr Colin Griffin at editor-in-chief@bmus.org.

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

  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.

E-mail the above documents to: tracey@bmus.org

Last date for receiving application: 31st March,  2023


Deputy Editor Job Description 2023

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