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Location: New York, New York
BioMed Central (BMC) is a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals for Science, Technology and Medicine. The journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Malaria Journal and BMC Infectious Diseases.
Job Title: Chief Editor, BMC Biology
Organisation: BioMed Central
Location: New York or London
This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic, forward-thinking editor to take a flagship open access journal to the next level of success through innovation and strategic journal development.
BMC Biology is a flagship journal of BioMed Central, and has a mission to publish influential research across all areas of biology. The journal is ranked 3rd among research journals in the Biology category of the Journal Citation Index (JCI) and has an international editorial board of leading scientists. BMC Biology has a track record in innovation in editorial policy and in publishing commissioned content designed to stimulate discussion and debate.
The Chief Editor will further develop the journal to become a cutting edge forum for publishing research and commentary across the biological sciences. As well as developing the scientific content of the journal, a key aim will be to identify and act rapidly on new opportunities to respond to the evolving needs of the biology community.
The position is a full-time salaried role based at our office in either New York or London.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 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 EEO Is The Law Poster:
Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.
Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.