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Recruiting for Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology

31 January 2023

About the role

We are looking for a new Editor-in-Chief with an academic background in Medical Engineering and Technology, as well as the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of change. It is a significant role, with high profile, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editorial oversight and decision-making on submissions. They will have authority to accept articles following successful peer review, and will ensure that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics. There will be an agreed handover period with the out-going Editor-in-Chief to ensure seamless transition.

Taylor & Francis will provide remuneration for the role to cover any journal-related expenses. Taylor & Francis will also organise regular board meetings, and we will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal. The Journal utilises an online editorial office system for the management of peer review.

Becoming the editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience where you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.
Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Someone who is active in the community with strong personal networks
  • Confidence to engage with authors and researchers to solicit the highest quality submissions
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues such as Associate Editors
  • About the journal

    Cover image - Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology
    Aims & Scope

    The Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology is an international, independent and interdisciplinary journal which aims to provide a broad perspective on engineering and technology in the medical setting, including an understanding of the physiological processes underlying disease and disability. It is published eight times a year.

    Features include authoritative review papers, reports of original research, and evaluation reports on new and existing techniques and devices. Innovation papers provide a wide range of topics covering medical engineering in healthcare from concept to clinic, and the journal publishes tutorials to promote a broad base of information and knowledge. Each issue of the journal contains a comprehensive information service which provides news relevant to the world of medical engineering and technology, details of new products, and selected contents of related journals. The Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology also publishes thematic special issues that focus on topics of importance.

    Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

    Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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    Application Instructions

    If you would like to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief please submit your CV, a covering letter and a vision statement. Your vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it
  • How you would work in partnership with the editorial board
  • How you would maintain and increase the quality of submissions
  • How you would work with authors


  • 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.

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