Chief Editor, Nature Cell Biology

Chief Editor, Nature Cell Biology

Springer Nature

London, United Kingdom; New York, United States; Shanghai, China

Chief Editor – Nature Cell Biology

Springer Nature, the publisher of Nature, is looking to recruit a Chief Editor for Nature Cell Biology, a multidisciplinary journal publishing papers of the highest quality and significance across the span of research in Cell Biology.

We are seeking an ambitious, visionary and dynamic Chief Editor, who will build upon the success of Nature Cell Biology as a leading publication covering all aspects of research in cell biology. The successful candidate will lead a talented and motivated in-house editorial team. Strong leadership qualities and management skills are essential, previous editorial experience is required and managerial experience is an advantage. You must have a PhD in a relevant area. You would work from our New York, London or Shanghai office.

This demanding and stimulating role calls for a passion for communicating science. A key aspect of the job is interacting with the scientific community and attending international conferences. You must, therefore, be dynamic and outgoing, be prepared to travel, and have excellent interpersonal skills. You must also be committed to improving author and review services and to helping the journal evolve to better serve the needs of the global research community.

To apply, please send: a CV; a statement (1,500 words maximum) that encapsulates your vision for the journal’s content, competitive position and longer-term development; and a brief cover letter detailing your salary expectations and explaining why you are interested in this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All applications should be submitted by January 31, 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.