BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care (BMJ DRC) Social Media Editor

BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, owned by BMJ and affiliated with the American Diabetes Association, is an open access journal committed to publishing high-quality basic and clinical research articles regarding type 1 and type 2 diabetes and associated complications. The online-only format allows for continuous updates and serves as an invaluable resource to the multidisciplinary community of endocrinology, public health/prevention and internal medicine. First published in 2013, BMJ DRC has an Impact Factor of 4.179.

BMJ DRC is seeking a new social media intern, to start January 2023. The initial appointment will be for 1 year, with a renewable option for a second year. The goal of this position is to disseminate BMJ DRC publications to increase the journal’s influence and readership and to devise creative strategies to increase reach through social media. The applicant should already be facile with social media (primarily Twitter). The position is ideal for a junior faculty member with a research interest in diabetes. 


The Social Media Editor will:

Any training and support required will be provided by BMJ’s digital communications team. The Social Media Editor will receive a nominal stipend.

To apply:

Interested applicants should email the following to by May 31, 2023. 

  1. A statement of interest (maximum 250 words) which explains the applicant’s interest in diabetes/endocrinology and highlights how this position fits within their career goals.
  2. CV (curriculum vitae)
  3. The applicant’s Twitter handle

 Selection Process:

Interns will be selected by the BMJ DRC Editor-in-Chief and publisher. BMJ and BMJ DRC are committed to the mission of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

For questions, Catherine Dolinsky (