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Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine

Springer Nature Ltd
New York City, New York (US)
Annualized Base Salary Range: Associate Editor $74,000 / Senior Editor $91,000.
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Full time

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Associate or Senior, Nature Medicine: Infectious Diseases

New York, Shanghai or Beijing - Hybrid Working

Application Deadline: August 1, 2024


Nature Medicine, the premier journal for translational and clinical research in the Nature Portfolio, publishing original magazine and peer-reviewed research in all areas of medicine on the basis of its originality, timeliness, interdisciplinary interest and impact on improving human health.


We are seeking a talented individual to join our multidisciplinary, international team, to champion research in the fields of infectious diseases, vaccines and microbiome research. In this position, you will be soliciting primary research content in areas of strategic priority, handling the editorial assessment and peer-review of translational and clinical research manuscripts in collaboration with the larger team, organizing events and engaging with the scientific community in conferences and site visits.


To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A MD, or PhD (or equivalent) in an area relevant for infectious diseases, preferably with some post-doctoral or health policy experience.
  • Strong work ethics and understanding of the potential of scientific research to help to reduce health inequalities globally.
  • A collaborative spirit: you will be working in a team setting, striving to support and mentor others, and to maximize our collective success.
  • Flexibility: be comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment and understanding that our priorities may change with the evolution of medical research and what’s happening in the world.
  • Outstanding organization and time management skills; being able to set priorities for yourself and for others, and to adapt quickly to change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Be eager to meet scientists worldwide, in person and virtually, learn more about them and their research, help them learn more about us and solicit submissions in areas of interest.
  • Candidates to the senior level position must have demonstrated editorial experience in an infectious diseases-relevant are and familiarity with the clinical trials landscape, including peer-review and reporting standards.


This is a full-time permanent position, located in our New York, Shanghai or Beijing offices on a hybrid working model. 


All applicants should send a CV and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the position.


The closing date for applications is August 1, 2024.


Springer 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 Networks  


US 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.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


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. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.


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