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Call for Editor in Chief – European Heart Journal of Acute Cardiovascular Care (EHJ-ACVC)

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief for its influential journal.

About the European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care (EHJ-ACVC)

Our journal offers a unique integrative approach by combining the expertise of the different subspecialties of cardiology, emergency and intensive care medicine in the management of patients with acute cardiovascular syndromes. Reading through the journal, cardiologists and all other healthcare professionals can access continuous updates that may help them to improve the quality of care and the outcome for patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.
On average, 230 submissions are received each year. With a rejection rate of 59%, 160 papers are published each year in print or online EJH-ACVC. (8 Issues / Year)

About the ESC-Acute Cardiovascular Care Association ( ACCA)

The mission of the ESC Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) is to improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases. As a patient-centric organization, the ESC Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) is a unique platform of exchange gathering multi-disciplinary healthcare professional involved in the management of patients with acute cardiovascular disease encompassing the entire process from the cardiac event until the patient stabilization.

About the ESC

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is the world’s largest organisation of healthcare professionals dedicated to fighting heart disease. We help more than 95 000 cardiologists and allied professionals from 140 countries expand the boundaries of cardiovascular medicine so people can lead longer and healthier lives.

The ESC publishes a dozen scientific journals, an array of textbooks and the latest European Clinical Practice Guidelines. It provides continuing medical education through webinars and classroom courses, and hosts a variety of internationally renowned scientific congresses throughout the year.

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) expects to appoint an enthusiastic internationally recognized expert in ACCA and research.

Potential candidates will be scrutinized by the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) leadership and called for an interview. 

Job description

Term of mandate

Initial term is 3 years (1st March 2019 – 1st March 2022), renewable for 2 years, twice.

A transition phase is required from (1st March 2018 – 1st March 2019)

Official appointment shall take effect in March 2019.

To apply

Please send below documents (in English) to

before 19 March 2018

  • A short Curriculum vitae, (maximum 2 pages)
  • A short statement (maximum 1 page) describing your motivation and vision for the future of the EHJ-ACVC
  • The names and contact information for 2 references.