Ecological Reviews: editorial board open call

We are looking for active ecological researchers to join the editorial board of Ecological Reviews, our book series published with Cambridge University Press.

Key responsibilities
• Attend in person or remotely one or two editorial board meetings per year
• Solicit ideas for the series and share them with the editorial board
• Review up to four proposals per year
• Promote new books and the series to peers

Selection criteria
• Active researcher with a PhD
• General broad interest in ecology
• Interest in academic publishing, especially books
• Experience of book publishing desired
• Active social media presence desired

We encourage early career scientists to apply even if they have no experience of book publishing but are interested in learning about this industry.

Editorial board members receive a hardback copy of each new title as well as access to the whole series on Cambridge Core.

The post is for three years initially and can be renewed.

About the series
Ecological Reviews publishes books at the cutting edge of modern ecology, providing a forum for topics that are focal points of current activity and likely long-term importance to the progress of the field.

Each book is an edited, multi-author volume. They are available in all formats and in 2020 we will be publishing our first open access title. We are actively developing the series in terms of scope of content and ways we publish.

Editorial board: Philip Warren (Series Editor, University of Sheffield), Andrea Baier (British Ecological Society), Mark Bradford (Yale University), David Burslem (University of Aberdeen), Alan Gray (CEH Wallingford), Kate Harrison (British Ecological Society), Sue Hartley (University of York), Ivette Perfecto (University of Michigan), Heikki Setala (University of Helsinki).

To apply email your CV along with a statement about why you would like to join the Ecological Reviews board to Kate Harrison. If you have any questions and would like to make an informal enquiry, please contact Kate or series editor Phil Warren.

Deadline: 17:00 (GMT) Friday 28 February 2020.

Ecological Reviews is a book series developed by the British Ecological Society. The BES values the benefits that diversity brings. We seek to create an inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sectors of society.

We are committed to promoting a community of ecologists which is as diverse as possible. To help monitor our progress we would be grateful if you could complete the short, anonymous equality and diversity monitoring form below. The BES acknowledges that this information is of a confidential nature; it will remain confidential and will only be used to produce anonymised statistics on equality and diversity. Completing the form is not a requirement for your application for this role – it is entirely voluntary.