Springer Science & Business Media LLC Chief Editor, Nature Health 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.Chief Editor, Nature Health*Location: New York or Berlin - Hybrid working modelClosing date: October 16, 2023Springer Nature, the publisher of Nature, is looking to recruit a Chief Editor for *Nature Health, a new journal that will launch in January 2025.Nature Health will be an interdisciplinary journal championing health and wellbeing research at a population level, focused on protection and promotion of health, and disease prevention. The journal will have a strong focus on strengthening Springer Nature's commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals aimed at improving global and public health, and towards addressing health inequities.Nature Health's mission is to connect researchers, healthcare professionals, innovators, policy makers, and the public, by identifying and publishing the best evidence to promote better health.The range of topics and disciplines to be covered includes (but is not limited to): public health, global health, health systems, health disparities, health environments, health delivery, health innovations, health economics, nutritional health, social determinants of health, epidemiology and population-level interventions.To help realize this vision, we require an ambitious and dynamic Chief Editor, who will develop, launch and establish Nature Health as the leading publication covering all of these aspects of health research.Applicants must have: a PhD, MD or similar degree, and preferably postdoctoral or other post-graduate experience, and a strong track record in a relevant field of research. Previous editorial and/or managerial experience is an advantage but not required.The successful applicant will lead an editorial team, and work closely with them on all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript selection, commissioning and editing of Reviews and News & Views, and writing for the journal. Once international travel is resumed, a key aspect of the job will involve liaising with the scientific community through laboratory visits and international conferences - willingness to travel is essential.Working within a dynamic editorial and publishing environment that also includes Nature, Nature Medicine and Nature Mental Health, among others,, this demanding and stimulating role calls for a keen interest in the practice and communication of science. The successful candidate will be inventive and outgoing, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Broad scientific knowledge and training, excellent literary skills and the ability to absorb new areas of research are prerequisites.The position will be preferably based in our offices in New York or Berlin but other locations where SN has an office may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.To apply: Applicants should send a CV; a statement (1,500 words maximum) that encapsulates their vision for the journal's content, competitive position and longer-term development; and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the post and their salary expectations.#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: $120,000 - $125,000. 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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.