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Locum Associate Editor, Nature Biotechnology at Springer Nature

Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

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

Locum Associate Editor Nature Biotechnology: New York or London

Nature Biotechnology, Springer Nature


Locum Associate Editor (Immunology and antibody engineering, genetic engineering and genome editing and sensors)


Nature Biotechnology is Springer Nature’s premier research journal focusing on bioengineering. It publishes research describing new concepts in biological technology of relevance to medicine, food/agriculture, chemicals, materials, energy and the environment. Areas covered include advances in genome editing, omics, antisense and RNAi, computational biology, immunology and antibody engineering, molecular and protein engineering, cancer research, cellular therapy and regenerative medicine, biomaterials and sensors, energy and plant/agricultural biotechnology.


We are seeking a researcher, particularly with a background in immunology, molecular biology or computational biology, to join our team as a Locum Editor. Locum 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 immunology, molecular biology, genetics and omics, or computational biology, preferably with postdoctoral experience and a strong research record. Applicants from academic labs or industry are welcome, although experience in a biotechnology company is not required for this role. Editorial experience is beneficial but not required.


This position is available from July 1 for 6 months and is preferably based in Nature's New York or London office but positions in other offices may also be considered.



We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


- Medical, Dental and Vision

- Life and AD&D

- 401(k)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Transit Accounts

- Tuition Assistance

- Summer Hours


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.


Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.