Associate or Senior Editor Nature Cell Biology

Posted: 8/2/2019 | Expires: 9/1/2019

Location: London, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Research, Writer
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


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Job Title: Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Cell Biology

Location: New York, London, Berlin or Shanghai

Nature Cell Biology seeks an Associate or Senior Editor to join the editorial team.

Nature Cell Biology journal publishes high-quality papers in all areas of cell biology and provides a highly visible forum for communicating important advances to a broad readership. Members of the editorial team participate in all aspects of the editorial process including manuscript selection and managing the peer review process, commissioning and editing News & Views and Reviews articles, and writing for the journal. Nature Cell Biology editors also organise and attend conferences, visit laboratories, and maintain close contact with the international scientific community.


The successful candidate for this challenging and stimulating role will have a broad interest in science, excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, and the ability to critically evaluate research submitted to the broad cell biological areas covered by the journal. He/she will be fluent in spoken and written English, with an eagerness to learn new fields and engage with the scientific community.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in cell biology or a related area and relevant research experience. Post-doctoral research experience is preferred. Candidates with editorial experience may be considered for a Senior Editor position.


The position will be based in the Springer Nature offices in New York, London, Berlin, or Shanghai.


To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your salary expectations, and a concise (700-1000 words) discussion of recently published scientific developments, which you have found particularly exciting. This discussion should be in the style of Nature Cell Biology News & Views articles, but should not be about a Nature Cell Biology paper.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

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