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Job Title: Associate or Senior Editor (m/w/d)
Department: Nature Protocols
Location: London or Berlin
Closing date: February 19th 2021
Nature Protocols publishes high-quality peer-reviewed Protocols, as well as techniques-related Reviews, Perspectives, Correspondences, Matters Arising, Commentaries, and Consensus Statements. We cover new techniques and technologies, as well as established methods, used in all fields of the biological, chemical, biomedical and clinical sciences. Protocols are presented in a 'recipe' style, providing step-by-step descriptions of procedures that users can immediately apply in their own research. The clear and accurate presentation of complex experimental Protocols is fundamental to the reproducibility of research and, as such, Nature Protocols is integral to Springer Nature’s vision for the future of scientific publication. We now have an exciting opportunity for an Associate or Senior Editor to join our editorial team.
The successful candidate will report to the Chief Editor. They will participate in all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript assessment and selection, commissioning and editing articles, and curation of the peer review process, as well as writing for the journal. As a key aspect of this role will be interacting with the scientific community and attending international conferences, the successful candidate must be prepared to travel (when appropriate) and have excellent interpersonal skills.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a field of biological, biochemical or biomedical research, and preferably postdoctoral experience, along with excellent scientific judgement and a broad knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced by researchers at the bench. Candidates with expertise in biomaterials, biophysics, biotechnology, chemical biology, computational biology, imaging, proteomics, and/or structural biology are particularly encouraged to apply. However, highly qualified candidates from other biological, biochemical or biomedical science disciplines will also be considered. Previous editorial experience is not required, although applicants with significant editorial experience are encouraged to apply and will potentially be considered for a Senior Editor position. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The position will be based in one of the Springer Nature offices in London or Berlin.
Berlin candidates: We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Terms for Berlin
Working Hours: Full-time (37 hours/week)
Company: Springer Nature AG & Co. KGaA
At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise 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 cover letter stating your suitability for this post, salary expectations, a current CV and your potential starting date. Closing date: February 19th 2021.
Please apply using our online application system. Your contact is Barbara Thorwarth, HR Berlin.
For further information about Nature Protocols, please visit http://www.nature.com/nprot.
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