Locum Assistant Editor, Nature Genetics (Nature Publishing Group)
Full Time, New York, NY
Nature Genetics (http://www.nature.com/ng) seeks a Locum Assistant Editor to join the editorial team based in New York for a three to six month period.
This position, based in Nature Publishing Group’s New York office, involves working closely with the Chief Editor and other members of the journal team on all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript evaluation, commissioning and editing reviews, organizing peer-review, writing for the journal, and developing the content of the journal, both in print and online.
Candidates should have a broad interest in biomedical science, excellent communication skills, a willingness and ability to learn new fields and the ability to work closely with others. Applicants will be required to have completed a Ph.D., and to have expertise in genetics research. Previous editorial experience would be an advantage, but is not essential.
Nature Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about Nature Publishing Group, please visit our web site at www.nature.com.
Please fill out the application via the link below and make sure to submit, as a singular pdf or doc file, a Curriculum Vitae, a short News and Views article (of 500-1,000 words), and a cover letter explaining their interest in the position. Applications will not be considered if they are incomplete, should arrive as soon as possible, and no later than September 1st, 2011.
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