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Subeditor, Nature Magazine

Springer Nature Ltd
New York City, New York (US)
$60,000 - $70,000
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Applied Science
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Employment - Hours
Full time

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Nature Portfolio is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community. Visit and follow @Nature / @NaturePortfolio


Job Title: Subeditor, Nature Magazine

Location: New York or Berlin - Hybrid Working

Full Time, Permanent Role

Closing Date for Applications: July 5th 2024


Nature, the international journal of science, is looking for an eagle-eyed subeditor to help us maintain our high standards of accuracy and readability. The successful candidate will be comfortable reading and writing about science, a stickler for grammar and facts and able to work automously and flexibly as part of a close-knit team to subedit articles for both print and online in a fast-paced environment.



  • Subediting material accepted or written for publication by Nature within production deadlines and to the highest possible standard
  • Writing crisp and engaging headlines and standfirsts that don’t resort to cliché
  • Fact-checking content
  • Correcting proofs, artwork and pages during the production process, to ensure that the pages are finished to the appropriate standard for output
  • Ensuring that content, including multimedia, is correctly and appropriately displayed online


Experience, skills & qualifications:

  • Degree in a scientific discipline
  • Experience of subediting scientific, medical or technical copy for an audience of non-specialists
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Strong time management
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Tact in dealing with authors and colleagues


To apply: Please include a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in the role as well as your salary expectations and notice period.

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: $60,000 - $70,000. 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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