[ES_JOBS_NET] Editor position with Nature Geoscience

Alicia Newton aliciajillnewton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 03:35:28 MST 2014

> Hello all,

  We're looking to hire a biogeochemistry editor at Nature Geoscience.
 I've pasted the job ad below, and you can find a better-formatted version

With regards,
Alicia Newton


For our multi-national editorial team, we seek an associate editor to
represent the biogeochemistry research community at Nature Geoscience. The
editor will promote the journal’s coverage of the various fields within
this broad discipline in the primary research, reviews and opinion sections
of the journal.

The prestigious journal Nature Geoscience publishes research in the Earth
and planetary sciences. For more information about the journal, please see
our website (http://www.nature.com/ngeo).

The successful candidate will ideally have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in
a discipline that falls broadly within biogeochemistry. However, strong
candidates from all areas of the geosciences will be considered.
Postdoctoral experience and broad training will be an advantage.

Key elements of the job include the selection of manuscripts for
publication, as well as commissioning, editing and writing for the journal.
Close contact with related research communities, through conferences and
laboratory visits, will be an essential component of the work.

The role is demanding and intellectually stimulating, and it calls for a
keen interest in the practice and communication of science. The successful
candidate will be highly motivated and outgoing, and must possess excellent
interpersonal skills. The salary and benefits are competitive, reflecting
the critical importance and responsibilities of the role. The position will
ideally be based in our London office.

Applicants should send to http://jobs.macmillan.com vacancy reference NPG
• a CV (including a brief account of their research and other relevant
• a research highlight in Nature Geoscience style (about 150 words) on a
recent Nature Geoscience paper
• and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the post and their
salary expectations.

Please contact the journal’s chief editor Heike Langenberg (
h.langenberg at nature.com) for any queries regarding the position.
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd,
dedicated to serving the academic, professional scientific and medical
communities. NPG's flagship title, Nature, was first published in 1869.
Other publications include Nature research journals, Nature Reviews, Nature
Clinical Practice and a range of prestigious academic journals, including
society-owned publications. NPG provides news content through Nature News.
Scientific career information and free job postings are offered on
naturejobs.com. NPG is a global company with headquarters in London and
offices in New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Boston, Tokyo, Paris,
Munich, Madrid, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Delhi, Mexico City and Basingstoke.
For more information, please go to www.nature.com/npg.
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