Editorial Assistant - BES Agricultural Ecology Specialist Group, Lancaster University

Application Deadline: 
21 Jan 2019

Job vacancy: Editorial Assistant - Peer Review, New Phytologist

Location: Lancaster University, UK

Salary: £22,017 to £25,482

Closing Date: Monday 21 January 2019

Interview Date: Friday 08 February 2019



BES Agricultural Ecology Specialist Group is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our team as an Editorial Assistant.

The Editorial Assistant will provide administrative support to the Executive Editor, Managing Editor and colleagues in the publication of the journals New Phytologist and Plants, People, Planet. This diverse role will allow the role holder to be involved in the peer-review, production, promotion and development of the journals published by the New Phytologist Trust, a not-for-profit organisation based at Lancaster University and part of Lancaster Environment Centre.

BES Agri-Ecol is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for plant science, excellent English language skills, good organisational skills, and a flair for teamwork. This post offers an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant journal team at an exciting and innovative time for the publishing industry.

The post is to be based at Lancaster University and is available immediately.

Informal enquiries can be directed to s.lennon@lancaster.ac.uk

Applications from people in all diversity groups are welcome.