Position at the Society – Managing Editor: Journals

To manage and provide editorial support for the RGS-IBG journals: Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (Editor: Professor Alison Blunt), The Geographical Journal (Editor: Professor Klaus Dodds), and Area (Editors: Professor Kevin Ward and Dr Louise Bracken). The successful candidate is expected to have a degree in geography, or related field, and at least two years work experience or a Masters (or further) degree and relevant work experience. Ideally they will have a knowledge and interest in contemporary academic geography, excellent administrative skills, knowledge of scholarly publishing, and experience with, or ability to learn quickly, the online electronic submission process (Manuscript Central). This position provides an excellent opportunity to work alongside the academic community in an active learned society. Deadline for applications: 24 March 2010. Queries to: Catherine Souch (c.souch@rgs.org). More details: http://www.rgs.org/jobs. Please forward to those you think might be interested and encourage them to apply.