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Associate/Senior Editor Nature Biotechnology (computational biology, single-cell genomics, plant biology or microbiology)
Location: New York, London, Berlin or Shanghai
Nature Biotechnology is Springer Nature's premier research journal focusing on biological technology and bioengineering. It publishes research describing enabling technology of relevance to medicine, food/agriculture, chemicals, materials, energy and the environment. Areas covered include advances in genome engineering, gene and base editing, genomics, proteomics and other ‘omics, nucleic acid-, protein- and cell therapies, neurotechnology, biomaterials, bioelectronics, sensors and wearables, bioenergy, environmental remediation, livestock engineering, crop bioengineering and plant breeding technology.
We are seeking a researcher, preferably with a background in computational biology or single-cell analysis and/or plant biology and microbiology to join our team as an Associate/Senior Editor. Editors at Nature Biotechnology critically evaluate manuscripts for suitability for the journal, select appropriate peer reviewers and manage the peer review process as well as other editorial tasks designated by the Chief Editor. Candidates must have a PhD in an area relevant to genetics, molecular biology, omics, or computational biology; there is a strong preference for postdoctoral experience and a strong research record. Applicants from academic labs or industry are welcome to apply for this role. Editorial experience is beneficial but not required.
The position is offered on a full-time, permanent basis and will be located in our London or Berlin offices.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
For candidates with a work placement in Germany the benefits package includes: