Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

British Ecological Society - Kingfisher


Staff Positions

No vacancies

Editor Positions

Editor – Journal of Ecology 
We are seeking an ecologist who is highly motivated in publishing excellent plant ecology to join the team of Editors of Journal of Ecology.
Application deadline: Sunday 30 January 2022, 23:59 GMT

Commisioning Editor – Functional Ecology
We are looking for an active researcher with demonstrable editorial experience beyond their core research interest and excellent connections in the wider ecological community.
Application deadline: Sunday 6 February 2022, 23:59 GMT

Voluntary Positions

Call for Board of Trustee, Committee and Working Group Vacancies
We have vacancies in various roles across the Society.
Application deadline: Monday 28 February 2022, 23:59 GMT

Chair – Invasion Science Special Interest Group
The BES Invasion Science SIG is looking for an enthusiastic, early-career invasion scientist to take on the role of secretary, to move the SIG forward and build on its recent successes.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, please contact the Invasion Science SIG at To apply for the role, please send a short explanation of your interest and a CV.

Chair – Quantitative Ecology Special Interest Group

The Quantitative Ecology SIG is looking for a new Secretary. If you work in quantitative ecology and want to help shape the future of the SIG, this role is for you! You will be responsible for planning future events that support quantitative skills development for all ecologists, improve dissemination of new quantitative methods to their users, and provide a forum to advance quantitative ecology in its own right

If you are interested in applying, please send a brief covering letter and CV to More information on what your covering letter should cover can be found here.