Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine: Digital Medicine

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: New York, US London, GB Berlin, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine: Digital Medicine


Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Medicine: Digital Medicine

New York, London, Berlin

Application Deadline: July 1, 2022


Nature Medicine is the premier journal for translational and clinical research in the Nature Research portfolio, publishing original magazine and peer-reviewed research in all areas of medicine on the basis of its originality, timeliness, interdisciplinary interest and impact on improving human health.


Our team is growing, and to help us to build on the success of the journal, we are seeking a highly motivated individual, with strong interest in applications of new technologies to medicine, and ability to think critically and across a range of topics. They will be championing translational and clinical machine-learning / artificial intelligence research, health informatics and approaches that leverage big data sets, wearables and medical devices, will need to feel comfortable working across a range of different areas of medicine.


They will be handling original research papers, and working closely with other editors on all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript selection and overseeing peer-review. The ability to recommend well-reasoned editorial decisions on submitted manuscripts in the light of expert advice is crucial. They will liaise extensively with editors at other journals in the Nature family, and other experts in the international scientific community. The new editor will also be contributing to the journal's front-half, helping to commission and edit content on medical technologies.


To be considered for the position, you will have:


  • A MD, or PhD (or equivalent), with expertise in biotechnology, machine-learning, health informatics, digital medicine or another relevant research area.
  • Strong interest in translational and clinical research.
  • Interest and prior experience in Diversity Equity & Inclusion initiatives is a plus.
  • Be able to demonstrate the breadth of your interest in scientific research, both within and beyond your specialty.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • The ability to read and assess the novelty, context and implications of research submitted to the journal from different areas of this discipline.
  • Be eager to travel and meet scientists worldwide, learn more about them and their research, and help them learn more about us and what we are looking for in the papers we seek to publish.
  • Be comfortable with working in a fast-paced collaborative environment – team spirit is essential.
  • Previous editorial experience is required for candidates to a Senior position

This is a full-time permanent position, located in our New York, London or Berlin offices. Applicants should send a CV and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the position.


The closing date for applications is July 1, 2022


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster: the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.


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