EAACI Internal Positions

EAACI recruits new Deputy Editor for its journal – ALLERGY

Allergy is one of the leading journals in the field of Allergy and Clinical immunology. With an Impact Factor of 7.361 Allergy ranks 2/25 (Allergy) and 21/151 (Immunology). The journal is co-owned by European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and John Wiley and Sons A/S and published by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.

EAACI and Wiley are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Editor by March 2018.

The required qualifications for the position are:
  • A strong background and expertise in respiratory diseases and clinical trials on allergen-specific immunotherapy and biologicals within the scope of "Allergy".
  • Researcher physician with substantial scholarly contributions in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, who has been able to demonstrate his/her impact with a considerable publication history.
  • Extensive experience as a reviewer and/or editor for peer-reviewed journals, with strong critical analysis and appraisal skills, and a good understanding of peer review and publication ethics.
  • A strong commitment to EAACI’s mission and vision.
  • Excellent strategic planner with the ability to contribute to the vision for Allergy’s development, keen to innovate and continuously develop the journal, while actively seeking the views of authors, readers, reviewers and editorial board members about ways of improving the journal’s processes.
  • Able to work and communicate in a timely manner with the editorial, production, the marketing teams as well as with EAACI HQ and authors of manuscripts under consideration.
  • Willing to act as ambassadors for the journal and for EAACI.

It is expected that the Deputy Editor will contribute to vision development in these areas, provide suggestions to invite key opinion leaders to write review articles.  In consultation with the Editor-in-Chief, the Deputy Editor will help to oversee papers with controversial or disputed decisions. Deputy Editor will be in liaison with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor on planning of the topics/theme issues for the upcoming years and will be in close collaboration via regular teleconferences.

Allergy is currently supported by an Editorial Office run by the publisher and is further supported by an engaged and highly participatory team of Associate Editors and the Editorial Board.

Term of appointment
The term of office will be for four years, with an option for renewal for a further four years, in alignment with the term of the Editor-in-Chief of Allergy.

Application
Please send your complete application as one pdf file with your last name as a title (e.g. Smith – EAACI.pdf) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Completed application form
  • Full CV
  • Letter of intent describing your interest in the post and explaining your editorial policy and vision for Allergy

Please note that only complete applications with the EAACI application form will be accepted for consideration.

Closing date for applications
Jan 22, 2018

Evaluations and start date
The EAACI leadership will evaluate the applications, with a start date of the contract on March 2018.
Last updated 03 January 2018