Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor (Europe / APAC), and EBMs needed for

Risk Management and Healthcare Policy

31 August 2024

About the role

Risk Management and Healthcare Policy – an open access journal – is currently recruiting for the following roles:

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Associate Editor (Europe / APAC)
  • Editorial Board Members

These roles are a great opportunity for academics with a strong research background in public health, and who also have the commitment, drive and ability to help develop the journal.

As part of the editor roles, you will be responsible for the oversight and administration of a rigorous and proper peer review process that delivers an agreed amount of content of suitable scope and quality within an agreed publication timeframe.

Joining a Taylor & Francis journal's editorial board in any of these capacities is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you have the opportunity to build your own networks, develop and promote the research in your field, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

About the journal

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Risk Management and Healthcare Policy publishes open access research on public and community health, preventative and predictive healthcare, vaccination and disease transmission, policy and law.

Journal metrics:


  • 357K annual downloads/views

Citation metrics

  • 3.5 (2022) Impact Factor
  • Q2 Impact Factor Best Quartile
  • 3.6 (2022) 5 year IF
  • 4.5 (2022) CiteScore (Scopus)
  • Q2 CiteScore Best Quartile
  • 0.971 (2022) SNIP
  • 0.722 (2022) SJR

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Key Skills and Attributes

  • Ideas and enthusiasm for the continuous development of the journal.
  • A commitment to ethical rigour and commitment to ensure that the journal always adheres to strict ethical standards.
  • Experience with working effectively as part of a team.
  • The ability to consider submitted manuscripts in a prompt, consistent and professional manner.
  • Actively involved in growing and developing your academic networks through conference attendance and experience of networking through social media.
  • The capacity to devote time to the role, and a commitment to communicating promptly, consistently, and professionally.
  • Experience in academic publishing and familiarity with the process.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the open access publishing environment.
  • The ability to confidently use an online peer review system.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their CV via the APPLY button on screen.

EIC and Associate Editor applications should also include a cover letter and a vision statement:

  • The short cover letter should detail your interest in applying and how you see your contribution to the journal.
  • Your vision statement should be no longer than 1 page and include:
    • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it;
    • How you would work in partnership with the journal's Editorial Board;
    • How you would maintain the quality of submissions;
    • How you would recruit reviewers and improve the timing of the submission process;
    • How you would work with authors.

For any questions or the role profile, please contact [email protected].


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The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.