The Wildlife Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor-in-chief for its peer-reviewed publication, Wildlife Society Bulletin. Issues of the Wildlife Society Bulletin are produced quarterly.
The editor-in-chief is responsible for coordinating production with authors, editorial assistants, associate editors, TWS Council, TWS staff, and TWS’ journal publisher, and producing annual reports outlining journal activities. The position receives support from two editorial assistants.
TWS seeks a highly qualified and motivated individual who has a proven ability to work and communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to assume editor-in-chief duties. Desired qualifications include a PhD in wildlife or a related field, experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals, experience as an associate editor or editor-in-chief of a peer-reviewed journal, knowledge of TWS and TWS journals and a diversity of experience within the wildlife discipline.
Interested candidates may contact Mike Conner (firstname.lastname@example.org), chair of the TWS Publications Subcommittee, for more information. Nominations of potential candidates by others are encouraged and welcomed. Applications should consist of a curriculum vita, a summary of previous experience as an editor, a statement of editorial philosophy, and an indication of employer support if applicable.
Applications will be accepted until Jan. 3, 2020, with the intent to select a new editor-in-chief by March 16, 2020. The preferred start date is May 1, 2020, negotiable with the successful applicant.
Applications are encouraged from all qualified individuals including members of visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, and other individuals who may be underrepresented among scientific editors.
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