We inviting applications from the member or fellowship of the Society to join our Publications Committee. Publications Committee oversees strategy for the RES journals including new launches, the RES Handbooks series and other RES books, and our member magazine, Antenna.  

We have two vacancies, one is particularly for an early career entomologist.  

RES Publications are a key output for the Society and a key revenue source supporting all of our strategic aims. Joining the committee will give you valuable experience in charity governance.   

The committee, chaired by Dr Shaun Winterton, meets around three times each year.  These are either be virtual or hybrid meetings.  The committee members also support the work of the RES staff team in between meetings. 

The RES hugely values equity, diversity and inclusivity and the valuable input that our global membership brings.  We want the committee to reflect all areas and backgrounds of our community.  

We would love to hear from RES members/fellows who are: 

  • Entomologists from academia and industry, enthusiasts, experts or keen amateurs. 
  • Entomologists from all career stages.  
  • Entomologists with a particular interest in journals or books publishing  

The Royal Entomological Society 

The Royal Entomological Society is devoted to the understanding and development of insect science. We support international collaboration, research and publication. We aim to show every person how remarkable and valuable insects are and want to enrich the world with insect science.  The Society established in 1833 has a growing global membership with an ambitious strategy to increase the impact and relevance of insect science. 

You do not need any particular skills or experience to join the committee, we welcome anyone with an interest in entomological publishing. However, we are particularly interested to hear from those with expertise or interests in: 

  • Open Science including open access and open data 
  • Book publishing  
  • Promotion of research  

To Apply: 

Please send a short covering letter explaining why you wish to be part of the committee and a short CV.

The application closing date is 2 June 2023. 

Please send your completed application to Dr Shaun Winterton FRES.  For an informal conversation on the role please contact Dr Shaun Winterton FRES.