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Global Recruitment: Managing Editor Position Available at "Journal of Arid Land" (JAL), Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, CAS

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Managing editor, full time, one position


Duration of employment

5-year contract (with a possibility of extending the contract after 5-year service)


Duties and responsibilities

Managing the editorial office to assist the editor-in-chief in administrating the day-to-day operations;

Enforcing the journal’s policies and procedures including schedule keeping (i.e., deadlines) and quality controlling;

Acting as liaison between the editorial board and the external parties and ensuring maximal dissemination of the JAL-published contents;


Key Competences and Skills

Excellent language skills (both English and Chinese);

Master’s degree or higher qualifications in geography or ecology awarded by institutions in the countries where English is the official language;

Experiences of publishing articles in peer-reviewed international journals in geography or ecology or other relevant fields;

Demonstrated successful experiences in editing an international journal  and managing an editorial office.


Compensation and Benefits

 Annual salary: ¥100,000–¥160,000 (RMB) / $20,000–$25,000(USD)


Required Materials

Application form (click here to download);

A full CV including education, work experiences, major academic achievements, and a brief description of your qualifications related to this position;

Proofs of your employments, copies of qualification certificates (e.g., diploma) and ID card or passport;

Reference letters from three professionals in the relevant research areas.


Application procedure

 Send your CV, cover letter, reference letters and other documents as required to the contact person.

 Only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.


Contact Info

Contact person:

Ms. ZHANG Haiyan

Mailing address:

 Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

818 South Beijing Road, Urumqi 830011, P R China

Phone: 86-991-788 5369

E-mail: hyzhang@ms.xjb.ac.cn 


(Editor: ZHANG Nannan)

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