Associate/Senior Editor/Nature Cardiovascular Research

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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: New York, US Philadelphia, US Berlin, DE Shanghai, CN Heidelberg, DE Madrid, ES Washington, US Milan, IT London, GB

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Job Title: Associate or Senior Editor, Nature Cardiovascular Research

Location: New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Berlin, Heidelberg, London, Milan, Madrid, Shanghai

Closing date: July 15th 2022


Do you have strong background in cardiovascular or hematology research, a passion for science and a thirst to learn more? Would you like to help shape a new scientific journal that serves scientist across all disciplines of cardiovascular and hematology research? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, you could be the person we’re looking for to join the editorial team of Nature Cardiovascular Research.


Nature Cardiovascular Research is a new journal in the Nature Portfolio that launched in January 2022. The journal publishes exceptional advances in the fields of cardiac, vascular and blood biology, covering fundamental, translational, and clinical and public health research.


We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Associate or Senior Editor with a strong background in any area of preclinical or clinical cardiovascular and hematology research. Candidates with a background in cardiovascular clinical and public health research are particularly encouraged to apply.


You will work closely with the Chief Editor and be involved in all aspects of the editorial process, including manuscript selection, overseeing the peer-review process, commissioning and editing Reviews, Commentary and News & Views and writing for the journal. The ability to offer clear and carefully thought out editorial decisions on submitted manuscripts is crucial, as is liaising with the scientific community through laboratory visits and by attending international conferences virtually or in person, when appropriate and as required.


Working within an editorial and publishing environment that also includes Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Genetcis and other sister journals, you will play an important role in determining the representation of your subject in the new journal, and championing it in your community and beyond. You will liaise extensively with editors at other journals in the Nature family as well as experts in the international research community.  The position is offered on a full-time, permanent basis, and will be located in our offices in New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Berlin, Heidelberg, London, Milan, Madrid, Shanghai.



  • Applicants must have a PhD and, preferably, postdoctoral experience, with a strong research track record



  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with the scientific community

  • The ability to critically evaluate research submitted to the broad areas covered by the journal

  • Eagerness to learn new fields

  • While editorial experience is not required as full training will be given, applications from individuals with developed editorial skillset and expertise are especially welcome


To Apply:

  • Please apply by sending your CV, covering letter (including your degree, a brief account of your research and other relevant experience, and details of your current salary)

  • A concise discussion of some recent developments in the broader field of cardiovascular and hematology research which you have found particularly exciting (explaining why)


Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and should arrive no later than July 15th 2022. Early applications are encouraged, as applicants will be considered as they apply. 


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

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