Journal of Ecology is looking for an Associate Editor to join the Editorial team in order to run the Journal of Ecology blog. The blog was launched in 2012 and is intended to showcase Journal content in a more accessible format. It also serves as a platform for discussing topics that are of more general interest to the Journal’s readership and ecologists in general. The Blog Editor will be responsible for commissioning content for the Journal of Ecology blog and work closely with the Journal’s editorial team and editorial office to determine content. The Blog Editor will be expected to record, edit, and publish one podcast and approximately 2-3 blog posts per month. This content can be associated with content published in the Journal or it could be about more general topics of interest to the Journal’s readership. Please be aware that all final Editorial decisions will rest with the Journal’s Senior Editors. We are searching for an early career researcher is passionate about communicating plant ecology online, especially via social mediaDemonstrable previous experience would be of advantage. The role is for a(n) (initial) term of 1 year/ 2 years and unpaid, although benefits for the Journal’s Associate Editors will also be extended to this role. For more information and to express your interest please contact the Journal’s Assistant Editor, Lauren Sandhu, email@example.com. In your email, please include a CV with two academic references and detail briefly why you are interested, relevant experience you may have to date and your ideas for developing the blog.
UPDATE: Closing date is Monday 14 September 2015
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David Gibson, Executive Editor of Journal of Ecology, will be at the upcoming ESA meeting in Baltimore from 9-14 August. If you want to discuss this vacancy with him, you can track him down at the BES stand.
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