AFS Seeks Journal Editor

AFS seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor of our flagship journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (TAFS).  Editor must be committed to fast-paced deadlines, and would be appointed for a three-year renewable term.

Duties include:

  • Using the advice of associate editors and reviewers to make publication decisions on submissions. Reviewing papers for scientific accuracy as well as for clarity, readability, and interest to the broad fisheries community. Clearly and professionally communicating decisions to authors.
  • Soliciting manuscripts to ensure broad coverage.
  • Making recommendations to enhance the vitality and prestige of the journal.

To be considered, send a current curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest explaining why you want to be a TAFS editor by e-mail to alerner@fisheries.org by March 31, 2018.

Note: Editors receive a quarterly honorarium and full financial support to attend the AFS Annual Meeting.