Reviews Editor : Cancer Research UK

Reviews Editor (British Journal of Cancer) Location: Angel, London (relocating to Stratford in October 2019) Contract: Permanent, full time

Please note that applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early application is strongly encouraged to avoid disappointment.


Are you a collaborative individual looking to bring your experience to an academic publishing environment? 

The Reviews Editor will have a passion for cancer research and be responsible for driving forward the commissioning, content management and strategic development of the British Journal of Cancer (BCJ)

BJC is an international journal that publishes research describing significant advances in clinical and translational cancer research. It also publishes high-quality reviews and thought-provoking comment on all aspects of cancer research so our Reviews Editor plays an important role in BJC’s communication with the scientific and medical communities.


We are looking for a self-motivated individual to…

  • Identify opportunities for BJC to better serve the Journal’s cancer research community audience by staying up-to-date with the latest news and innovations in cancer research
  • Commission reviews in line with the strategic priorities of BJC
  • Maintain strong working relationships with the Editor in Chief, Managing Editor and Editorial Assistants
  • Commission editorials, news and research highlights in translational and clinical cancer research
  • Support BJC’s online presence through the website and assistance with social media channels

To view a full job description please click here.


BJC publishes research across all cancer types and has a particular focus on metastasis, microenvironment, metabolism, immunology and immunotherapy, targeted and next-generation therapeutics, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, mechanisms of resistance, clinical trials, epidemiology, genomics and precision medicine, epigenomics and state-of-the art diagnostic approaches.

To join us in the role we are looking for an individual with…

  • A PhD or equivalent in a biomedical discipline
  • Prior experience in scientific, technical and/or medical publishing
  • Strategic mindset and experience of making decisions in line with strategic priorities
  • An understanding of the cancer research field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


If you’re as ambitious as we are, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Closing date: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
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