[ES_JOBS_NET] FW: Associate Editor at Science

Baker, Leslie (lbaker@uidaho.edu) lbaker at uidaho.edu
Tue Feb 4 12:56:56 MST 2014


Please forward this message to anyone you think might be interested.

The complete job posting (also pasted below) and link to apply online is at: https://www.irecruit-us.com/index.php?OrgID=I20090201&pg=listings

Briefly, we are looking to hire someone at the Associate Editor level with expertise in at least one, but preferably more than one, of the following fields:
- geophysics
- seismology
- mineral physics and mechanics
- materials science

Complete requirements/expectations are below. I am happy to help answer any questions or discuss more specifics of what the job entails.

Thanks in advance,

Nick Wigginton
Associate Editor
Science / AAAS
nwiggint at aaas.org<mailto:nwiggint at aaas.org>
ph: +1 734-707-1561


The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a full time Associate Editor in the physical sciences to work, preferably, in our Washington, DC, USA or Cambridge, UK office. We are looking for a scientist with broad interests, a lively curiosity, and experience with cutting-edge research in at least one, but preferably more than one, of the following fields: geophysics, seismology, mineral physics and mechanics, materials science. Science is published by the AAAS, the world's largest general scientific membership organization. Visit us at www.sciencemag.org<http://www.sciencemag.org> and www.aaas.org<http://www.aaas.org>.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  *   Manages the selection, review, and editing of research manuscripts
  *   Works with authors on revisions, soliciting review articles, and special issues
  *   Fosters contacts and communication with the scientific community
  *   Solicits manuscripts from authors at scientific community meetings or over the phone
  *   Stays abreast of scientific advances through literature reviews, meetings and professional contacts

Minimum requirements:

  *   Mastery of a professional field acquired through completion of a Ph.D. in a scientific discipline
  *   Three to five years of experience or post-doctoral research with multiple publications
  *   Ability to work constructively as a member of a team
  *   Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate with authors and reviewers in evaluating, editing, and modifying manuscripts
  *   Strong technology skills in contemporary software packages
  *   Previous editorial experience is not necessary, but evidence of an aptitude and passion for the communication of science is essential

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