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EHJ Open – Call for Editor-in-Chief

European Heart Journal - Open (EHJ Open) is the new and upcoming Open Access journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) dedicated to the entire spectrum of cardiovascular medicine.

EHJ Open serves as a forum for the global cardiology community and publishes original papers on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, along with reviews, clinical perspectives, and editorials about recent developments in cardiology. EHJ Open also encourages correspondence, debate and digital interaction from its readers.

The ESC seeks highly engaged and motivated candidates for the position of EHJ Open Editor-in-Chief (EiC).

The EiC will support the overall mission of the ESC to ‘reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease’ by ensuring the journal’s contribution to cutting-edge research and future clinical practice.

The ESC is interested in receiving applications from candidates fulfilling the below criteria:

  • Highly regarded in the field of cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular research throughout the world
  • Excellent scientific track-record in cardiovascular medicine, with experience as an author, reviewer and editor/associate editor
  • Broad clinical and research interests in the entire field of cardiovascular medicine
  • Proven success in team leadership and the creation of collaborative networks
  • Member of the ESC


To submit an Intention to Apply and receive additional information on the application process, please contact the ESC Publications Team Manager:


Closing date for applications: 11 September 2020