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In math, in the U.S., if you did not already have tenure, this might be a bad thing. That is, although it might be a useful activity, it's not directly about research or teaching, and somewhat indicates less interest in those aspects of academe. After tenure, taking a year or two leave to do such things, or to work at the National Science Foundation, is ...


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Yes you can change industry afterwards. Even as a technical person, although the more you are in publishing, the less likely it will be.


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I was interviewed for one of these roles once. At the end, the interviewer asked what my salary expectation was, and I said a number that matched my salary from my previous postdoc job. It was clear that they had a much lower number in mind. Unsurprisingly, I never heard from them again.


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There is not much you can do in that situation but I believe you should be framing the problem bit differently. Namely, every time something like that comes up in life, you ought to draft a roadmap for moving forward. Do it together with the other side - in your case, EiC. In that roadmap, outline deadlines and milestones followed by concrete actions ...


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Realistically, there are only two "ways to move the paper forward": either the editor manages to extort the reports from the original referees, or she finds new referees and they submit a report. (In a very rare situation she has exactly relevant expertise and judges the situation to be sufficiently dire, she might serve as such a referee herself.) ...


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