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Job Title: (Senior) Associate Editor (m/f/d) Engineering, Scientific Reports
Location: London, Berlin, New York, Shanghai or Beijing
Closing date: 8th November 2020
Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.
Scientific Reports is a primary research journal from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural and clinical sciences. Online and open access, Scientific Reports publishes a high volume of scientifically valid, original research papers, without barriers to access. With the support of external Editorial Board Members, papers are rapidly peer-reviewed to ensure they are technically sound.
As an (Senior) Associate Editor (m/f/d) you will support the Chief Editor and Deputy Editors of Scientific Reports in expanding the scope of the journal, managing the Editorial Board, making editorial decisions for specific cases and manuscripts where required, and overseeing editorial workflows and peer-review processes. Key performance indicators include rapid publication, sound peer-review practices, and high levels of service to staff, authors, reviewers and Editorial Board Members (EBMs). This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with a passion for science to break into an editorial career, or for an experienced editor to join a high-profile, fast-paced, multidisciplinary journal.
Editorial and journal development
Candidates with editorial experience are encouraged to apply and will potentially be considered for a Senior Editor position
This position is offered on a full-time basis and would be located in our New York, London, Berlin, Shanghai or Beijing offices.
For US candidates, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
For Berlin candidates, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce and strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.
To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your key ambitions in the role, including your salary expectations.
Excited by the prospect of joining us? We are looking forward to your online application!
Candidates will be considered as they apply, therefore early applications are encouraged.
Closing date: 8th November 2020
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