Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

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Assistant Editor – Part Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate with outstanding communication skills and an interest in further developing their career in academic publishing to join our journals’ publications team as Assistant Editor for our new Journal People and Nature.

Volunteer Vacancies

Blog Editor – Functional Ecology

Functional Ecology is looking for an Blog Editor for our blog Functional Ecologists, a blog for the people behind the research.

Express your interest – new project to facilitate sharing of ecological information

We are looking for people to get involved by providing feedback and advice on a new project to facilitate information sharing in the ecological community. Our vision is to create an interactive online platform that allows applied ecologists – researchers and practitioners – to browse and search a wide variety of applied ecological content including grey literature reports, journal article summaries, and open access articles.

Policy Opportunities

UK Parliamentary Shadowing Scheme

Our Parliamentary Shadowing scheme offers early and mid-career ecologists the chance to gain an inside view of the policy world.

BES-DEFRA Policy Fellowship

We are looking for a mid-career ecologist (at least five years post-PhD) to spend up to six months on a placement embedded within Defra’s Environment Analysis Unit.