Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

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Job Vacancies

Editor – Journal of Applied Ecology

We are seeking an ecologist who is highly-motivated in advancing the publication of ecological research to join our team of Editors.

Policy Fellow

Applications are now open for the BES Policy Fellowship. Spend up to six months on a placement embedded within Defra, applying your scientific expertise to a practical policy challenge.

Volunteer Vacancies

BES Board of Trustees

We are looking for a new member of the BES Board of Trustees. Would you like to influence your Society at the highest level?  

The BES Board of Trustees is the governing body for the Society, setting and maintaining the vision of the BES and developing a long-term strategy.  The Board also creates and monitors policies to govern Society, ensures compliance with the governing document, ensures accountability and makes sure resources are used effectively.  Deadline for nominations is 10:00 (BST), Monday 7 October 2019.

Communications role in Climate Change SIG

The British Ecological Society’s Climate Change Ecology Special Interest Group is looking for someone to join the committee and help drive the communications work of the SIG. Initially this role would oversee the SIG’s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook) and help to develop the blog, although other communications work could be developed where needed/appropriate (e.g. exploring communication channels with policy audiences). Application deadline: 17:00 (BST), Wednesday 31 July

Annual Meeting Helper

We’re looking for helpers to take part in our Annual Meeting. Being a helper gives you the opportunity to be involved with the Society behind the scenes – working with the venue, speakers, thematic topic organisers, and on various events taking place throughout the meeting. In return you get your registration fee reimbursed. Application deadline: 17:00 (BST), Wednesday 21 August