New York City, NY or Washington, D.C.
Nature Research is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community.
Nature, the world’s most authoritative science journal, seeks a Subeditor or Subeditor: Team Leader to uphold the highest written standards and facilitate the production of its digital and print content.
Reporting to the Chief Subeditor, you will lead the team of subeditors responsible for processing the wide range of articles that make up Nature’s magazine content, focusing primarily on short-form content. You will also deputize for the Chief Subeditor when requested.
You will help to ensure that the journal’s magazine content is clear, accessible, consistent, accurate and of the highest quality; and will guide the copy so that it flows smoothly through the system.
You will have a proven track record in news or magazine subediting and production, and a good understanding of magazine production processes and tools. You will also have a strong appreciation of science and the scientific research community and excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to communicate across multiple teams. You will be adept at sharp, accurate writing, and comfortable working to tight and continuous deadlines.
Above all else you will be committed to producing outstanding, world leading research, news, service journalism and commentary for an international audience of researchers and science stakeholders, on all of Nature‘s publishing platforms.
This position is based in our New York or Washington, DC office. To apply, please submit a CV and a brief cover letter outlining your suitability for this position.
Deadline for applications: May 3rd 2019