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The British Pharmacological Society has, at its heart, the development and promotion of pharmacology and of those who are training and working in the field. With over 3000 members from 60 countries around the world, we are a truly international organization.

We cover the whole spectrum of pharmacology, including laboratory, clinical, and toxicological aspects and support our members at work in academia, industry and the health service through our membership, conferences, education and policy initiatives, publications and grants.

The BPS employs 11 full time members of staff at our offices at Angel Gate in London. Our staff come from a mixture of third sector, commercial, publishing, scientific, financial and media backgrounds and deliver a range of initiatives, many of which are covered on this website, on behalf of the Society.

We offer excellent working conditions with a number of benefits including generous paid annual leave, interest free season ticket loans and a final salary pension scheme. Current vacancies are listed below.


BJCP Editor-in-Chief

The British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (BJCP) has the primary goal of publishing high quality research on all aspects of drug action in humans. The journal has a wide readership, bridging the medical profession, clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry, and is published monthly. BJCP is owned by the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) and published by Wiley-Blackwell.

BPS is seeking to appoint a new Editor-in-Chief to succeed Professor Jim Ritter who will complete a full term at the end of 2014. The Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for continuing to improve the quality of BJCP, and driving new initiatives for the journal. The Editor-in-Chief will deliver strategic direction to the journal, and contribute more broadly to BPS’ publication strategy.

The deadline for applications is Friday 16 May and we will hold interviews on Thursday 26 June.

Job description and full details of how to apply

BJCP Senior Editor: Education

This is a new Senior Editor position with special responsibility for educational content in BJCP. The purpose of the new Education Editor position is to improve and expand the educational content of BJCP. The first incumbent will have the opportunity to develop and extend this role, and thereby to refine the job description. The deadline for applications is 14 April 2014.

Job description and full details of how to apply

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