Vacancy: Managing Editor (maternity cover) (*now closed)

We would like to invite applications for this interesting and challenging opportunity to contribute to the publication of Cochrane systematic reviews in the field of chronic pain, acute pain, headache and migraine, and palliative and supportive care.

The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Review Group (PaPaS CRG) is one of many CRGs worldwide which contribute to Cochrane. This is an international network of individuals and organisations committed to preparing, maintaining, updating and disseminating the results of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions to help people make well-informed decisions about health care.

A Managing Editor is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the CRG editorial base. The candidate will be responsible for managing the editorial processes for systematic review preparation and publication. This involves providing specialised editorial support to review authors, managing the process of peer review, maintaining communication between the CRG’s editorial team members, submitting reviews and protocols to the publisher, Wiley, maintaining the CRG's website, and representing the CRG to all relevant individuals and agencies.

The ideal applicant will be educated to degree level or above, with managerial, administrative, scientific or publishing experience or equivalent, along with excellent organisational and communication skills. Knowledge of scientific and medical terminology and evidence-based health care is desirable. Familiarity with clinical trials, systematic reviews, or Cochrane would be welcomed.

The closing date is midnight (GMT) 4 January 2022. Please see here for more information and to apply.