Journal Article Reviewer for Animals & Society Institute

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The Animals & Society Institute is seeking a reviewer to help us to write short summaries for academic journal articles; specifically for articles from the journals Society & Animals, which covers the human-animal relationship, and Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, which covers animal welfare issues. We will be posting these articles on our website,, to provide easier access to this information to people who need this information for their professional lives. Reviewers must have:

  • Expertise in the topic area being reviewed - Reviewers must be familiar with existing literature in the topic area, including strengths and limitations of prior studies.

  • Methodological expertise - Reviewers must be experienced in judging the scientific merit of study designs and able to recognize methodological strengths and weaknesses.

  • The ability to recognize and explain the misinterpretation or over interpretation of study results

  • Experience evaluating the overall quality of the article and its contribution to the literature in the field

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and writing sample to


  • Research
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • We are hoping for at least 5 hours per week.
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