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Forum Editor

Lancaster Environment Centre
Salary:   £35,326 to £40,927
Closing Date:   Friday 22 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A3532

The New Phytologist Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our team as Forum Editor for New Phytologist. This post holder will take ownership of the Forum section of the journal; tasked specifically with developing and redefining the look and feel of the section in addition to writing, commissioning and editing content. This is a varied and intellectually stimulating position. The role holder will possess broad scientific knowledge and training, with excellent writing skills, and the ability to analyze and appreciate new areas of research. Experience and interest in science writing, together with broader communication skills and community engagement through online initiatives are essential. 

This 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 with the possibility of remote working and is available immediately. 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Sarah Lennon at: s.lennon@lancaster.ac.uk 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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