Part Time Sub Editor

Страна: Великобритания;

Дедлайн: 21.09.2019



The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare ( is a highly respected charity, based in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, promoting advances in animal welfare through science and education internationally. An exciting opportunity to assist the Chief Executive and other scientific staff with the production of the UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Animals used in Research, and other books or other publication edited or produced by UFAW to assist in reviewing submissions to the Journal Animal Welfare.

The successful applicant for this post will have an understanding of the scientific process and experience in research and writing or editing scientific papers, articles or books in the biological or veterinary sciences. The person is therefore likely to possess a veterinary degree or higher research degree (eg PhD in biological sciences), and/or some relevant post-doctoral or graduate experience. Key characteristics are, an understanding of animal welfare science; Good writing, editing and communication skills are essential; preferably experience of reviewing and/or editing scientific papers; attention to detail; an understanding of reputational and libel risks; and an ability to deal sensitively when dealing with authors.

This is a 3 year contract for 2 days a week. Additional hours may be required as agreed. Some home-working may be possible.
Salary £27,285 - £28,936 plus London allowance (£2,134) pro-rata according to qualifications and experience. Email Jane Moorman ( for information

Full Applications to arrive on or before noon, 21 September 2018
Interview Date: 12 October 2018


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