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Deputy Lead CPD Editor – The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG)

TOG is inviting applications for the position of Associate Editor from individuals with expertise in primary care.

Overview of TOG

The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) is the RCOG’s editorially independent educational and continuing professional development (CPD) journal.

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Overview of the role

TOG CPD Editors ensure the journal remains a valuable resources for clinicians’ professional development in women’s health.

The Deputy Lead CPD Editor will work closely with the current Lead CPD Editor to ensure the content of the CPD questions that accompany each article published in TOG is high quality.

The role will involve writing and editing multiple choice and single best answer questions, as well as training and mentoring other editors in how to review and produce questions.

Ultimately, the plan would be for the Deputy Lead CPD Editor to assume the role of Lead CPD Editor at an appropriate time within the next few years.

Essential criteria

  • Consultant or equivalent in women’s health
  • Experience writing examination-style questions
  • Three published peer-reviewed articles in, for example, TOG, BJOG, The BMJ, etc.
  • Excellent written English

Desirable criteria

  • Published review articles
  • Record of peer-reviewing in women’s health
  • Record of journal editing in women’s health
  • Evidence of contributing editorial material to journals (e.g. commentaries)
  • At least three contributions to TOG (e.g. writing an article or commentary, acting as a peer reviewer or writing a book/website/app review)
  • Experience in medical education and/or training


How to apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to

For more information on this role, please or contact

Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019