Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Posted 3 months ago

Springer Nature

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Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering


Springer Nature

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About Springer Nature Group:Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.About the Brand:Nature Portfolio is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community.Nature Biomedical Engineering is an online-only monthly journal publishing original research, reviews and commentary in applied biomedicine and health technology. The journal’s audience include life scientists developing experimental or computational systems and methods to understand human physiology, biomedical researchers and engineers designing or optimizing therapies, assays, devices or procedures to diagnose or treat disease, and clinicians leveraging research outputs to assess patient health or deliver therapy across a variety of clinical settings and healthcare contexts.Responsibilities:The successful applicants will work within a close-knit multidisciplinary team of editors on all aspects of the editorial process.

  • Manuscript selection and the overseeing of peer review.
  • Commissioning and editing of reviews and commentary.
  • The generation and discussion of ideas for new content.
  • Writing for the journal.
  • Liaising with the research community through laboratory visits and international conferences.
  • Attendance to scientific conferences and regular liaising with researchers via videoconference and on-site visits.

Skills, Experience and Qualification:Essential:

  • A PhD in an area relevant to the applied biomedical sciences or biomedical engineering is necessary, and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.
  • Research experience in any area of applied biomedicine, and particularly in bioimaging, molecular diagnostics, immunotherapies or neuroengineering.
  • A keen attention to detail, and proficiency at scientific writing and at developmental editing.
  • A strong record of accomplishments commensurate with their level of experience.
  • Broad scientific expertise, the ability to quickly absorb new knowledge, and a keen interest in the communication of science.


  • Postdoctoral experience.
  • Although previous editorial experience is not required, candidates with substantial editorial experience will be considered for Senior Editor.

We seek candidates who are resourceful, open-minded, decisive and diligent. The role involves constant learning and offers flexibility in self-management and a sensible balance of independence and collaborative teamwork.All employees are expected to be based in an office, in line with our global work-from-home policy, which will be discussed during the interview.Applicants should send, as a single file:

  • A cover letter that conveys why they are suitable for the role, details salary expectations, and states their preferred office of employment.
  • A CV (which should include a brief account of the applicant’s research accomplishments and of other relevant experience).
  • A list of 3–5 papers recently posted in medRxiv or bioRxiv that the applicant would consider for publication in Nature Biomedical Engineering, stating why in less than 200 words for each choice; for this task, this editorial may be helpful.

Springer Nature is a Disability Confident Committed Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty and wish to submit your application in an alternative format or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments during the application and interview process, please get in touch

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Wed, 24 Apr 2024 02:21:37 GMT

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