European Radiology is the flagship journal of the European Society of Radiology (ESR). The journal publishes radiology research in all fields of medical imaging with an impact on clinical practice. Articles published by the journal are downloaded more than 2 million times per year and European Radiology has an impact factor of 7.034.
The term of the current Editor-in-Chief of European Radiology ends in December 2023. Therefore, the ESR Board of Directors wishes to recruit a successor, who would start working in mid-2023 with a gradual hand-over of duties from the current Editor and become fully installed as of January 2024.
The position (3 years in the first term with possible extension in mutual agreement) is open to highly regarded experts in radiology with international recognition and proven scientific leadership in a renowned academic or research institution.
The ESR Journal Family currently consists of 3 journals: European Radiology, Insights into Imaging, and European Radiology Experimental.
The ESR Board of Directors wishes to expand and grow the ESR Journal Family. Future spin-off journals of European Radiology are foreseen according to the vision of the ESR Board of Directors and ESR Publications Committee.
This vision leads to the following opportunities for the Editor-in-Chief.
Applicants should have a demonstrably strong record in scientific publishing and experience in editorial work on, at least, Editorial Board level in an internationally respected radiological journal. They should, furthermore, be recognised for their diplomacy and ability to network. This leads to the following responsibilities.
The successful candidate must have
The Editor-in-Chief is supported remotely by the Editorial Office team based in the ESR headquarters in Vienna. The Editor-in-Chief takes no responsibility in business decisions, which remain solely with the ESR. Any change in editorial policies that may have financial implications must be discussed with the ESR Board of Director prior to implementation. The Editor-in-Chief will receive remuneration for this position which is subject to negotiation.
All applications should be sent via e-mail to Mrs. Stefanie Bolldorf, ESR Office, Scientific Publications Department, [email protected]
Candidates should include within their formal application the following documents:
The Vision statement should contain the following parts: