Work on our journals

The RCR’s two monthly academic journals, Clinical Oncology and Clinical Radiology play a vital role. Highly rated member benefits, they underpin research and education for their respective Faculties. Both have an excellent reputation for publishing excellent, international original research, boast healthy ISI impact factors and enjoy a large and global readership.

We encourage anyone working in clinical oncology and clinical radiology to submit articles for consideration, to undertake reviews or become a member of the Editorial Board for either Clinical Oncology or Clinical Radiology

Vacancy - Deputy Editor, Clinical Oncology

Applications are now open for a Deputy Editor to join the Clinical Oncology team. Clinical Oncology is the RCR's international monthly scientific journal of the Faculty of Clinical Oncology. In the role, you will have the chance to help steer the journal’s strategic direction, recruit and mentor junior editors and grow the journal’s audience and impact.  

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Vacancy - Joint Editor in Chief, Clinical Oncology, RCR Open

We are recruiting for a Joint Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Oncology. In this role, you will help to determine the journal’s strategy, build a team of editors and reviewers, and attract a wide readership. RCR Open will be at the forefront of new ideas, including artificial intelligence, technological advancements in practice and emerging opportunities to advance the specialty.  

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Why get involved?

The journals’ successes would be impossible if not for the team of editors and reviewers who produce them. Getting involved with the journals offers a wide range of benefits:

  • Learning and developing useful skills for your CV, including leadership, editing, project management and more
  • Broadening your professional network, meeting the leading experts from your specialty and beyond
  • Keeping abreast of the latest research in your field
  • The opportunity to shape the content and future course of a respected academic journal
  • Earn CPD points

Join our editorial boards

The editors of the journals are responsible for collating, assessing and editing the papers submitted to the journal. They work to ensure the research published meets the highest academic and ethical standards and aim to recruit and maintain a large body of reviewers. If you were to get involved, you could lead on journal strategy, social media engagement, special issues and more.

Positions range from Assistant Editors up to the Editor-in-Chief of each journal. All editors receive complimentary access to the RCR journals, as well as other relevant journals from our Publisher, Elsevier, and 25% off all Elsevier radiology/oncology textbooks. Editors-in-Chief also receive a free ClinicalKey registration and access to both ScienceDirect and Scopus.

If you'd like to join one of our journals but none of our current vacancies are quite right, why not let us know you're interested? We'll get in touch when new positions open up.

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Why become a reviewer?

Reviewers provide an essential service to the journals by ensuring all articles are rigorously peer reviewed, meeting the strictest standards of academic excellence.

All reviewers for our monthly journals will receive complimentary access to the scientific research databases ScienceDirect and Scopus for a month via the Reviewer Hub. This access can commence at any time convenient for you within six months after you have accepted your review invitation.

The Reviewer Hub is an engagement platform and provides reviewers with a means of showcasing their efforts and receiving credit for their work. The platform offers reviewers a personalised profile page, documenting their reviewing history and review certificates.

If you would like to become a reviewer for either journal, please do get in touch with Editorial Office: Clinical Radiology ( and Clinical Oncology ( 

RCR Open

The RCR is excited to announce the launch of its first gold open access journal RCR Open – bringing together experts in the fields of radiology and oncology to publish the latest in cutting-edge scientific research to an international audience.

RCR Open will be published monthly to both members and readers worldwide and provide essential reading for those interested in the latest news and developments in clinical radiology and clinical oncology. The new journal will be dedicated to featuring a wide range of content covering original papers, review articles, commentaries and informative editorials.

RCR Open will act as a web-based sister journal to the Clinical Oncology and Clinical Radiology journals and will publish content of interest to both RCR faculties in a single publication. It means that high-profile clinical radiology and oncology research papers will be freely available at the point of access for anyone to read online.

Find out more about Clinical Oncology

Discover more about why Clinical Oncology is so valued by readers around the world 

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Find out more about Clinical Radiology

Discover more about the wide range of content published in Clinical Radiology