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Job offer for a Managing Editor  for Biosystems Engineering
Deadline: 10 April


Biosystems Engineering is a peer reviewed journal owned by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) and published by Elsevier. It is an international journal and the official scientific journal of the European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng).

IAgrE is looking to contract a Managing Editor in the team of two Editors (Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor) and three Associate Editors that operate the journal. The Managing Editor will work with the Editor-in-Chief (who will then be Steve Parkin), taking responsibility for aspects of the management and strategic direction of the Journal, and editorial responsibility for about 600 submissions p.a., some of which will be handled by the Associate Editors.

The successful candidate will need:

  • A high degree of proficiency in written English, either as first language or high fluency as second language
  • To be technically experienced in significant aspects of the engineering or physical sciences associated
  • with agricultural or other related biological systems
  • To have a history of publication in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Have significant experience as a reviewer for such journals
  • Be experienced in decision-making in relation to scientific research.

As much of the work related to this position will be internet based, access to a good internet connection is essential.

Expressions of interest (with a CV) should be submitted to the Chief Executive of the IAgrE by Friday 10th April 2020.

Email: [email protected])

Postal Address:

The Chief Executive, IAgrE, The Bullock Building (Building 53), University Way, CRANFIELD, Bedfordshire MK43 0GH. United Kingdom.