The 42nd EBJIS Annual Meeting

Call for Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Bone and Joint Infection

The Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI) is a scientific open-access publication of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) and Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS). This is a unique journal that exclusively publishes papers in all areas of osteo-articular and soft-tissue infections.


JBJI is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve as Editor-in-Chief. For this task, the Editor will play a pivotal role in shaping the editorial direction, ensuring the quality and integrity of content, and leading a team of talented people. The currently associated editors and the advisory board are well-known key opinion leaders in the field ( that will help you with running the journal to be the top one in this important area of medicine. The estimated time that is needed for this task is approximately 8-10 hours per week and is an honorary task that will not be financially reimbursed.



  • Provide visionary leadership to the editorial team, guiding the strategic direction of publications.
  • Oversee the editorial process from content ideation to publication, ensuring adherence to timelines and editorial standards.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and excellence within the editorial team.
  • Maintain and enhance the publication's reputation for quality and credibility.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with contributors, reviewers, and stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast of trends and emerging topics to inform editorial decisions.
  • Represent the publication at conferences, events, and industry forums.



  • Being a member of EBJIS.
  • Advanced degree in any of the different areas of Bone and joint infections.
  • Proven experience in a senior editorial role is not necessary although it will be positively considered.
  • A deep understanding of editorial best practices and standards.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute editorial initiatives.


How to Apply:

Please submit your resume/CV and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and vision for the role to the EBJIS Secretariat at


Deadline for Applications:

September 15, 2024