Open positions

All calls for candidates for open positions within the European Respiratory Society (ERS) will be updated on this page, so please check back regularly.

European Respiratory Review Chief Editor

Job description: European Respiratory Review is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal publishing state-of-the-art reviews, updates, meeting proceedings, editorials and correspondence on current topical issues in respiratory medicine, science and surgery. The Chief Editor will be responsible for the scientific content of the Review and potential growth of the journal over the coming years.

Duration of role: The role will formally commence in January 2022 and finish in December 2024, however, the new editor will begin shadowing the current editor around 6 months before the start of their mandate.

How to apply: Please send a CV and a covering statement of suitability, outlining your vision for the development of the journal, to erspublications@ersnet.org by the deadline date of Friday 19 February, 2021.

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ERJ Open Research Chief Editor

Job description: ERJ Open Research is an open-access original research journal which aims to publish high-quality work in all fields of respiratory science and medicine, covering basic science, clinical translational science and clinical medicine. The Chief Editor will be responsible for the scientific content of the journal and identify areas where it could fulfil a need within the respiratory publishing environment.

Duration of role: The role will formally commence in January 2022 and finish in December 2024, however, the new editor will begin shadowing the current editor around 6 months before the start of their mandate.

How to apply: Please send a CV and a covering statement of suitability, outlining your vision for the development of the journal, to erspublications@ersnet.org by the deadline date of Friday 19 February, 2021.

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ERS Conferences and Seminars Director

Job description: The ERS Conferences and Seminars Director is involved in the development and delivery of four key ERS activities, including the ERS Lung Science Conference, ERS Research Seminars, external meetings endorsement and the ERS International Congress Programme Committee. The Director steers the themes and key topics of ERS events and helps to ensure that activities follow ERS recommendations, guidelines, and policies. The Director is part of the ERS Science Council and is supported by the ERS office.

Duration of role: The role will formally commence in 2022 and finish in 2025, however, the new director will shadow the current director prior to the start of their mandate.

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How to apply: Please send the completed application form and a copy of your CV to scientific@ersnet.org by the deadline date of Monday 15 March, 2021.