Surgeons' News Editor

The College is seeking to appoint a new Editor of Surgeons’ News, to provide editorial oversight and strategic direction for the magazine.

Surgeons’ News is The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s professional interest magazine for our surgical, dental and allied healthcare membership. The magazine is a vital communication channel to inform, entertain and engage with our members, with content sourced from around the globe on a variety of subject matters. Published quarterly, Surgeons’ News features comment and opinion pieces from leading experts, reviews and reports on subjects relevant to a wide spectrum of the membership audience.

The role is open to any Fellow of the college who is in good standing. The Fellow would be expected to be actively and formally engaged with the College, e.g. a current or past member of Council, Regional Surgical Ambassador, or member of a College board or committee, etc. 

Interested Fellows should contact Moira Britton for a copy of the job description m.britton@rcsed.ac.uk.

A short supporting statement should be provided (no more than one page) explaining your motivation and suitability for the role.

The successful applicant would be appointed for three years (extendable for one year in required) starting in Spring 2024.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 5 January 2024 and it is proposed to hold interviews on Friday Morning on 26 January 2024.  These interviews shall be face-to-face or by video conference.


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