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Locum Associate or Senior Editor (Immunology), Nature Communications

Employer
Springer Nature Ltd
Location
London, Beijing or Shanghai - Hybrid working model
Salary
Competitive salary + excellent benefits package
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine
Job Type
Editor
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Industry

Job Details

Locum Associate or Senior Editor (Immunology), Nature Communications

Location: London, Shanghai or Beijing - hybrid working model

Closing date: 28th April, candidates will be considered as they apply.

 

About The Role

Do you love science but feel that a career at the bench isn't enough to sate your desire to learn more about the natural world? Do you enjoy reading papers outside your chosen area of research? If the answer is 'yes' to any or all of these questions, you could be the person we're looking for to join the editorial team of Nature Communications.

Nature Communications is the leading multidisciplinary Open Access journal, publishing high-quality scientific research. To help us to build on the success of this journal, we're looking for an expert in immunology. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Editor for immunology in the Biological Sciences division. This demanding and intellectually stimulating role is located in one of our offices in London, Beijing or Shanghai on a hybrid working pattern. The position is offered on a full-time, fixed-term maternity cover contract basis. 

The responsibilities include:

  • Handling original research papers and working closely with other editors on all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript selection and overseeing peer review. Making well-reasoned editorial decisions on submitted manuscripts in the light of expert advice. Determining the representation of their subject in the journal. Liaising extensively with editors at other journals in the Nature family and with experts in the international scientific community. Attending conferences and visiting research institutions. Commission and edit Reviews, and write Editorials

Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

  • A PhD (or equivalent) in a field of immunology. Significant research experience is preferred but not essential. A thorough understanding of recent trends and developments in the field is essential. A passion for science and a thirst to learn more. You must be able to demonstrate the breadth of your interest in scientific research, both within and beyond your specialty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be fluent in English (written and spoken). The ability to read and assess the novelty, context and implications of research submitted to the journal from different areas of this discipline. Be eager to travel and meet scientists worldwide, learn more about them and their research, and help them learn more about us and what we are looking for in the papers we seek to publish. Editorial experience is not required.

To apply: Applicants should include a CV and a covering letter explaining their interest in the post.

 

Springer Nature is a Disability Confident Committed Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty and wish to submit your application in an alternative format or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments during the application and interview process, please get in touch either by phone on +44 (0)207 014 4020 or by email SpringerNatureUKCareers@springernature.com so we can make any necessary arrangements.

If you have any access needs related to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please contact us so we can make all necessary accommodation.

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. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/taking-responsibility/diversity-equity-inclusion

For more information about career opportunities in Springer Nature please visit https://careers.springernature.com/

 

 

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