Job title: Associate or Senior Editor
Department: Nature Genetics
Location: New York, US
Nature Genetics seeks to appoint an Associate or Senior Editor to join our exciting, dedicated team, publishing original research in all areas of genetics and genomics and developing the highest standards in editorial practice. The successful candidate will handle manuscripts in all areas of genetics and genomics, and play a key role in determining how the field is represented – through the editorial assessment of manuscripts for publication, management of peer review, commissioning and writing of content and engagement with the research community.
This is a demanding and intellectually stimulating position, and call for a keen interest in the practice and communication of science. A key aspect of the job is interaction with the scientific community, including attending international conferences. The successful candidate must, therefore, be dynamic and outgoing, be prepared to travel and have excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will need a strong track record of research and will hold a PhD or equivalent degree, with post-doctoral experience preferable. Previous editorial experience is beneficial but not essential. We are seeking to place this position in our New York office, and the terms and conditions are competitive, reflecting the importance and responsibilities of the role.
Applications should include the following:
1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and indicating salary expectation.
2. A CV detailing your education, relevant employment history, list of published scientific papers, and any other achievements that demonstrate your suitability for the position.
3. A concise discussion of recent scientific developments that you have found particularly exciting (stating why).
CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2019