Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine

Posted: 9/3/2019 | Expires: 10/3/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Nature Research is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community.

Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine

New York, London


Nature Medicine is the premier journal for translational and clinical research in the Nature Research 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. To help us to build on the success of this journal, we are seeking a highly motivated scientist with strong interest in translational and clinical research, ability to think critically and across a range of topics. You will be championing the fields of neuroscience and regenerative medicine, including neurodegenerative diseases, brain-machine interfaces, artificial intelligence, cellular therapies and stem cells, among other areas.


The successful candidate will report to the Chief Editor, and play an important role in helping the chief to shape the future of the journal. They will handle original research papers, and work closely with other editors on all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript selection and overseeing peer review. The ability to recommend well-reasoned editorial decisions on submitted manuscripts in the light of expert advice is crucial. They will liaise extensively with editors at other journals in the Nature family, and other experts in the international scientific community. Editorial experience is not required, although applicants with previous editorial experience are encouraged to apply.


To be considered for the position, you will have:

    A PhD (or equivalent) in the biomedical or medical sciences, with expertise in neuroscience, stem cells or regenerative medicine.
    Some Postdoctoral research experience is preferred.
    Strong interest in translational and clinical research.
    Be able to demonstrate the breadth of your interest in scientific research, both within and beyond your specialty.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be fluent in English (written and spoken).
    The ability to read and assess the novelty, context and implications of research submitted to the journal from different areas of this discipline.
    Be eager to travel and meet scientists worldwide, learn more about them and their research, and help them learn more about us and what we are looking for in the papers we seek to publish.
    Be comfortable with working in a fast-paced collaborative environment – team spirit is essential.
    Previous editorial experience is required for candidates to a Senior position

This is a full-time permanent position, located in our New York or London offices. Applicants should send a CV and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the position.

The closing date for applications is September 28th. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

    Medical, Dental and Vision
    Life and AD&D
    Flexible Spending Accounts
    Transit Accounts
    Tuition Assistance
    Summer Hours

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