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Call for Applications: Protocol Editors

Systematic Reviewspublished by BMC, has an exciting opportunity for researchers with an interest in evidence-based healthcare and systematic reviews. We are recruiting additional Protocol Editors to join the Senior Editorial Team to maintain high quality and timely editorial process for protocols.

The Protocol Editor role involves reviewing systematic review protocols submitted to the journal against PRISMA-P and PROSPERO criteria, assessing for appropriateness, and submitting decisions based on these reviews. Protocol Editors will work with and be supported by Associate Editors who peer review protocols. 

Candidates should meet the below criteria:

1. Have published at least 10 papers, AND

2. Have been a first, last or corresponding author on at least 5 systematic review articles and two other types of papers (which could include systematic review protocols), OR

3. Have significant research interest and track record in evidence-based healthcare and systematic reviews.  

Interested candidates should send a 1-page letter outlining their interest in the role and any relevant experience along with a brief CV (max 2-pages) to 

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.7 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.561 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.269 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    153 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    340 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    15,353 Altmetric mentions