AoB PLANTS, an open-access journal published by Oxford University Press, is seeking a Managing Editor to assist with all aspects of journal operations. Established in 2009, this non-profit journal publishes peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of environmental and evolutionary plant biology. Submitted manuscripts undergo rigorous double-blind evaluation, and accepted articles are published online within days of acceptance. AoB PLANTS is the sister journal of Annals of Botany, which has been in operation for over 125 years.
The Managing Editor should have a graduate degree (preferably a PhD) in biology or a related field and knowledge of and interest in plants. The appointment for the Managing Editor will be 50% time, with options for the position to expand as the journal grows. The successful candidate need not be based in a specific location, but preference will be given to applicants located in or near the San Francisco Bay Area (to facilitate interactions with the Chief Editor).
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If you are interested in applying, email the Chief Editor (Dr. Hall Cushman, firstname.lastname@example.org) and current Managing Editor (Gail Rice, email@example.com) with a CV, detailed cover letter outlining your background and interests in the position, and list of names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.