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

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Executive editor-in-chief, full time, one position


Duration of Employment

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


Duties and Responsibilities

 Overseeing the editorial office to ensure efficient operations of the office;

Assuring the qualities of all publishing papers and the timely release of each issue;

Managing all other relevant matters including: communications with publishers and sponsors; ‚ budget proposals; ƒ solicitations of high-quality contributors (authors) and high-quality reviewers.


Competences and Skills

English as the mother tongue (i.e., native English speaker);

University professor or associate professor or an equivalent (including retired) in the countries where English is the official language (note: experience in editing or guest-editing academic journals is highly preferred);

Demonstrated strong credentials in scientific researches and in academic publications;


Compensation and Benefits

Annual salary: ¥300,000–¥350,000 (RMB) / $47,000–$55,000(USD)


Required Materials

Application form (click here to download);

A full CV including education, work experiences, major academic achievements (especially research grants and academic publications), 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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