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Springer Science & Business Media LLC Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Research Cross-Journal Team, Nature Portfolio in New York, New York

Nature Research is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community.Job Title:Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Research Cross-Journal Team, Nature PortfolioLocation(s):New York, Washington DC, Jersey City, or Philadelphia (Hybrid Working)(Internal applications are also welcomed from those working in other Springer Nature journal's editorial hubs)Application Closing Date: 9 October 2023Springer Nature is seeking Associate or Senior Editors to join the Research Cross-Journal Team.These exciting positions involve being part of a team of editors that will work closely - and flexibly - with the existing Nature Research Journals. The main focus of these roles is to support editorial processes relating to manuscript assessment and the peer-review process; there will also be opportunities to commission, edit and write content for these journals. Successful candidates will work with different Nature Research Journals, working closely with Chief Editors and journal teams, while reporting to the Head of the Research Cross-Journal Team.The ideal candidates will have a broad knowledge of, and ideally research experience in, scientific areas relevant to one or more of the Nature Research Journals. These are challenging and intellectually stimulating roles that call for highly motivated individuals with excellent writing, speaking, and time-management skills; candidates should have the ability to absorb new areas quickly and must have a keen interest in the practice and communication of science.We are seeking applicants with a range of expertise that aligns with the subjects covered by the journals in the Nature Portfolio, particularly candidates who feel confident working across multiple topic areas; we are especially interested in candidates with backgrounds in environmental science, molecular/cell biology, computational sciences, clinical statistics, neuroscience, immunology, biotechnology, methods, materials science, social sciences, applied sciences, physics or chemistry.Applicants must have a relevant PhD; postdoctoral experience may be an advantage but is not required. Editorial experience is also not required, although applicants with significant editorial experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered for a Senior Editor position.Another aspect of the job will be liaising with the scientific community through laboratory visits and international conferences.To apply,please send:- a brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, relevant experience, salary expectations and current notice period;- a CV;- a 'Research Highlight'-style piece (up to 300 words) summarizing a recent exciting literature paper; please indicate, in a few sentences, why this paper is worthy of highlighting and in which of the Nature Research Journals it would be published. Please do not highlight a paper that was published in Nature or one of the Nature Research JournalsThe positions are offered on a full-time, permanent basis and can be located in our New York, Washington DC, Jersey City, or Philadelphia offices (Hybrid Working). Other Springer Nature offices in China and Europe will also be considered on a case-by-case basis. Internal applicants from other journals hub locations may also apply. The candidates will be considered as they apply, therefore, early applications are encouraged.For more information on the Nature family of journals:#LI-DT1Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: * Medical, Dental and Vision * 401(k) with company match and contribution * Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off * Flexible Spending and Commuter programs * Multiple Life insurance options * Disability coverage * Tuition Assistance * Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance * Employee Assistance Program * Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts * An array of Employee Social NetworksUS Annualized Base Salary Range: Associate Editor: $74,000 / Senior Editor: $91,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager. If for any reason you're unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We 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.Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster: