SciDevNet is looking for a science editor

SciDev Net has an open position in London for an editor.

Applicants have time until August 24 to propose their candicacy.

We are seeking a capable and enthusiastic Editor with substantive experience in a senior editorial role to take responsibility for the award winning content of the SciDev.Net website. Demonstrable enthusiasm for working in the science, technology and development sectors will be crucial for leading the editorial team in our head office in central London, and supporting five overseas desks.

The Editor will hold a senior role within the organisation at an exciting time of change. The post holder will work with the Director to ensure our editorial output explores the contribution that science-based innovation and decision-making can make to achieving development outcomes.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the in the UK.

Responsibilities

The editor’s responsibilities include:

·       contributing to the strategic planning and development of the organisation

·       ensuring that the editorial output of the SciDev.Net website is of a high standard and consistent with targets

·       supporting the development of the regional editorial desks

·       managing a relatively small but dynamic editorial team

About Fabio Turone

Fabio Turone directs the Agency Zoe of scientific and medical information. He is President of Science Writers in Italy, Course Director of the International School of Science Journalism based in Erice, Sicily, and works with UNESCO at the Balkan School of Science Journalism.