The ESA is looking to fill the Hot Topics Chief Editor role in March 2019.
Hot Topics provides a peer-reviewed evidence-based summary of ecological, management and policy issues, digested down to 300 words for a general audience. All Hot Topics are published on the ESA website and in the journal Austral Ecology.
Applicants will need a half-day per fortnight on average to devote to the role. Please send a one-page application addressing the selection criteria (below) to Rachel Standish at R.Standish@murdoch.edu.au.
Strong background in the areas of ecology, conservation and/or environmental policy
Experience with reviewing and preferably editing for scientific journals
Experience in translating science for a general audience in a written format
Skills in liaising with multiple stakeholders
Member of the Ecological Society of Australia
Applications close on 15 Feb 2019.