Senior Editor vacancy – apply now

We are seeking an ecologist who is highly motivated in advancing the publication of applied ecological research to join the team of Editors on Journal of Applied Ecology. Deadline 05 September 2019.

We are seeking an ecologist to join the current editorial team, collaborating with the other Editors to continue raising the Journal of Applied Ecology‘s profile and reach worldwide. The journal’s international Editorial Board consists of a total of five Senior Editors, who are supported by a board of over 80 Associate Editors and dedicated Editorial Office personnel. The Editors make decisions on the c.1200 manuscripts submitted to the journal each year and work together to shape journal strategy and development.

The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator who works well as part of a team and a good decision maker who acts with integrity. They will have a solid understanding of their own field of ecology, as well as an overview of the wider discipline; experience of reviewing and editing processes; a commitment to maintaining the high editorial standards of the journal; and an interest in ongoing developments within academic publishing. This post is a part-time three-year contract (current salary c. £6,500 per annum which equates to approximately €7,600 or $12,000) and located at the holder’s host university or organisation, based anywhere in the world. Some additional financial support is available to facilitate attendance at meetings with other British Ecological Editors and to act as ambassadors for the journal at relevant conferences.

The full job description and details of how to apply are available here

Closing date: 5 September 2019 (noon GMT)

Interviews: 19 September 2019.

Interviews are to be held by online video conference.

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