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Call for applications: Subject Editor

As part of the current update to its Editorial Board, the international open-access journal Endangered Species Research (ESR) is looking for applications from prospective Editors with expertise spanning the work published in the journal.

We are particularly interested in the following subject areas:
  • Freshwater fish (incl. fish movement)
  • Large marine fish (incl. sharks)
  • Terrestrial mammals
  • Marine mammals (incl. acoustics)
  • Seabirds (added on 2 July 2020)
  • Fisheries bycatch
  • Biologging for conservation

  • Deciding on the suitability of submissions to ESR
  • Selecting suitable reviewers
  • Ensuring that the evaluation process proceeds as quickly as possible and is unbiased and fair
  • Overseeing the process of correcting the manuscripts in accordance with the reviewers’ comments
  • Deciding on manuscripts’ acceptance or rejection
  • Completed post-doc in a relevant subject area
  • Extensive experience with the scientific review process as author and reviewer
  • Experience as handling editor of manuscripts is desirable
  • Current scientific affiliation
Workload:ca. 1–10 manuscripts per year.
Term:initially 1 year, automatic renewal for further 3-year terms depending on the Editor's availability and the journal's needs.
Benefits:Open Access free of charge in ESR and listing on the journal's Editorial Board website.
How to apply

Please email (1) a brief cover letter outlining your motivation and qualification for this position and (2) your CV (total file size < 5 MB) to the ESR Managing Editor Christine Paetzold by 31 July 2020. Use the subject line: Application as ESR Editor.

Join the ESR Team to experience the personal style of a small yet influential publisher and to help ensure ESR publishes the best possible research.
Posted on 1 July 2020