[ES_JOBS_NET] Associate/senior editor at Nature Geoscience

Alicia Newton aliciajillnewton at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 03:21:23 MDT 2018

*We're looking for an editor, ideally someone with a geophysics/solid Earth

*Job Title: *Associate or Senior Editor

*Department: *Nature Geoscience

*Location*: London or Berlin

Do you love science but feel that a career as a scientist isn’t enough to
sate your desire to learn more about the natural world? Do you enjoy
reading papers outside your chosen area of research? If your answer is
‘yes’ to these questions, you could be the person we are looking for to
join the editorial team of *Nature Geoscience*.

We seek an associate or senior editor to represent the community of Solid
Earth researchers at the prestigious journal *Nature* *Geoscience*(
http://www.nature.com/ngeo). 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 successful candidate will ideally have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in
one or more disciplines that fall within this field, such as geology,
geophysics, tectonics, geodynamics or seismology. However, strong
candidates from other areas of the geosciences will also 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 or Berlin office, but
exceptions can be considered for strong candidates.

*Applicants should send:*

   - a CV (including a brief account of their research and other relevant
   - a research highlight in *Nature *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.

*Closing Date*: 16th April 2018

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

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at
www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information
about our Research E&P career opportunities.

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