Paleonet: Palaeontological Association: Vaqcancy for Editor in Chief

Tim Palmer tjp at
Wed Mar 26 10:26:57 UTC 2008

The latest Palaeontological Association Newsletter, published yesterday,
contains an advertisment for the position of the Association's Editor in
Chief.  The text of the advertisment follows below and applications are
welcomed from suitably-qualified candidates.  It is expected that
interviews will take place in London on Tuesday May 6th.

Vacancy for Editor-in-Chief (0.7 fte)

Consequent on the imminent retirement of Prof. D. J. Batten a vacancy has
arisen for the position of Editor-in-Chief.

Prospective candidates should have editorial experience (both scientific
and technical) that includes systematic palaeontology and taxonomy, and
online manuscript handling systems (the Association currently uses
Manuscript Central).  The Editor-in-Chief has responsibility for the
management of the Association's publication portfolio and the handling
editors, and reports in the first instance to the Chair of the
Publications Board.

The position is 0.7 fte and the Association offers an attractive salary
with a non-contributory pension.

Interested applicants are invited to send, preferably electronically,
copies of their curriculum vitae, a covering letter to include a statement
of editorial experience and the names of two referees to Prof. D. A. T.
Harper (Chair of the Publications Board: DHarper at

Dr T.J. Palmer
Palaeontological Association Executive Officer
I.G.E.S., Llandinam Building
University of Wales Aberystwyth
Ceredigion, Wales SY23 3DB, United Kingdom

Phone and voicemail: +44 (0)1970 627107
Fax: +44 (0)1970 622659

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