Call for Scientific Editor

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Call For Scientific Editor

Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

Scientific Editor (New Zealand Veterinary Journal)

Permanent / Part-time (24 hours per week)

The New Zealand Veterinary Association acts on behalf of members to ensure that the wellbeing, advocacy and education of members, and veterinary standards are well supported. Increasing our veterinary services to members is a continued focus for the NZVA.  

The NZVJ is a high-quality peer-reviewed veterinary science journal serving the New Zealand veterinary and animal science communities and a broad international subscriber base, owned by the NZVA and published by a commercial publisher, Taylor & Francis Group (T&F).

We welcome applications from candidates who have current experience in scientific editing and/or writing to support the Editor-in-Chief in ensuring the ongoing success of the New Zealand Veterinary Journal (NZVJ).

This position will suit someone with a PhD degree or relevant postgraduate training in a scientific discipline, and experience in veterinary or animal science, who has high standards of scientific integrity, excellent, communication and interpersonal skills, an understanding of quantitative, qualitative and veterinary clinical science methods, and a passion for the role of research in modern day veterinary practice.

The position is a 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week) and reports to the Editor-in-Chief. The Scientific Editor may work as an independent contractor or employee of the NZVA, from the office at Massey University in Palmerston North, the office in Wellington, or from a distance.

How to Apply

For any further information about the position please contact Leanne Fecser at [email protected] or phone 04 495 1144.

Applications close on 29 November 2019.


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