Nature America Inc Locum Associate or Senior Editor---Nature Methods in New York, New York
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Nature Methods seeks a Locum Associate or Senior Editor to join the editorial teamin New York or London. This is a temporary position available for a period of 6months and will cover a maternity leave at the journal. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in microscopy or biophysics but will also consider excellent candidates with other backgrounds.
This is a unique opportunity to participate in the exciting and influential role of an editor in a high-profile journal. Nature Methods is a leading journalworldwide in publishingmethods for biological research.
In this locum role, the successful applicant will evaluate manuscripts, oversee the peer review process, write short pieces for the journal, and potentially commission and edit secondary materials such as News and Views.
The ideal candidate will have experience using a range of biological laboratory techniques and ideally demonstrate an interest in methodology development. A broader interest in and understanding of biology is also important. Excellent communication skills and a willingness and ability to learn new fields are a must. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post-doctoral experience in biology is desirable.
To apply, an interested candidate should complete the online application and submit, as a single file, a curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.
All applicants will be reviewed upon receipt with a close date of August 25, 2017.
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