Editor-in-chief sought for Fisheries magazine

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor-in-chief (EIC) of Fisheries magazine.

Duties include:

  • Work closely with AFS editorial office and editorial board, including assigning manuscripts to appropriate Editor and Science Editor;
  • Help recruit and retain Editors and Science Editors, provide mentoring and guidance to editors, and regularly review editorial board performance;
  • Solicit manuscripts to ensure broad coverage, and identify critical and timely science issues that the magazine should address;
  • Ensure that journal objectives and mission are being met;
  • Make recommendations to enhance the vitality and prestige of the journal; and
  • Attend monthly virtual meetings with fellow AFS EICS to ensure program cohesion.

The EIC is appointed for a three-year renewable term. Each EIC receives a $10,000 annual stipend, and full financial support to attend the AFS Annual Meeting.

To be considered, send a current curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest by e-mail to [email protected].

To nominate a highly qualified colleague, send a letter of recommendation to the same e-mail address.

Position to remain open until filled.