ELSEVIER 04.01.2019


04th January 2019 Application Deadline!

Responsible for the editorial strategy of The Lancet Planetary Health, an online-only gold open access specialty journal published by The Lancet. The Editor must be a subject expert who can shape the journal into a forum for publishing the most relevant and practice-changing research in the multidisciplinary field of planetary health.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with other divisions or departments within Reed Elsevier as appropriate
  • Budgeting and monitoring expenditure and income for the journal; liaising with the finance departments in the UK, USA, and other regional offices to ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Overall responsibility for the editorial strategy of The Lancet Planetary Health, an online only gold open access journal within the portfolio of Lancet journals
  • Overall responsibility for the content and timely production of a set number of Articles a year, linked Comments and Correspondence, and Editorial of The Lancet Planetary Health. Commission Comment content as necessary
  • Develop and maintain links with the planetary health community to solicit high-quality research and other material for the journal
  • Maintain and liaise with an International Advisory Board for The Lancet Planetary Health


  • Substantial post-doc research experience or clinical experience in a relevant field
  • Substantial editorial experience, at Editor or other senior level, with a good understanding of all aspects of the editorial process, journal production, and of running an editorial team
  • PhD or MD in a directly relevant discipline

London, United Kingdom

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