Editor-in-Chief of Public Health Nutrition (PHN)

Published online: 29 July 2022

The Trustees are seeking applications for an Editor-in-Chief of Public Health Nutrition (PHN). 

PHN is an international peer-reviewed forum for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship aimed at understanding the causes of, and approaches and solutions to, nutrition-related public health achievements, situations and problems around the world. The journal publishes original and commissioned articles, commentaries and discussion papers for debate. The journal is of interest to epidemiologists and health promotion specialists interested in the role of nutrition in disease prevention; academics and those involved in fieldwork and the application of research to identify practical solutions to important public health problems.

The day-to-day role of the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) involves overseeing the progress of submitted manuscripts, beginning with an initial assessment, through to final acceptance (or rejection); this task is shared with members of the Editorial Board. 

The full role description and application criteria can be viewed here

Candidates interested in this position should prepare:

1)  A cover letter (maximum of one side of A4) outlining their interest in the position and priorities for PHN;

2)  A CV (maximum of four sides A4) that should include the following: a summary of the qualifications of the applicant, prior editorial and/or publishing experience, and research in any areas of nutritional science.

Applications should be addressed to office@nutritionsociety.org by the closing date: 14 October 2022