British Journal of Pharmacology

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor J.C. (Ian) McGrath

Impact Factor: 4.99

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 21/256 (Pharmacology & Pharmacy)

Online ISSN: 1476-5381

Associated Title(s): British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacology Research & Perspectives

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Recruiting for new Editor-in-Chief, British Journal of Pharmacology

Dear colleagues,

Professor Ian McGrath will be completing his term as Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP) at the end of 2015. Ian has contributed hugely to the success of BJP over the past seven years and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ian on behalf of the Society.

The British Pharmacological Society is now recruiting an Editor-in-Chief to succeed Ian – view the job description. The deadline for applications is Monday 11 May and we are planning to hold interviews in the second week of June.

I hope you will also consider applying for this role and that you will encourage appropriate colleagues to also think of applying.

Please direct any questions regarding the recruitment process to Ruth Meyer (020 7417 0110,

Best wishes,

Professor Graeme Henderson
Vice President - Publications, British Pharmacological Society



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