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<img alt="sn_logo_250_2.png" src="https: performancemanager4.successfactors.com/doc/custom/C0001215517T1/sn_logo_250_2.png" rel="no-follow" /><br /><br /> <p>Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.</p> <br /><br /> <b>Copy Editor, Nature Research Journals (Biological Sciences)</b></p><br /><br />  </p><br /><br /> Nature Research Group produces a variety of prestigious international monthly research journals covering many aspects of the physical and biological sciences. We are now seeking a Copy Editor for our biological sciences journals to edit a wide range of scientific material according to house style, ensuring clarity, accessibility and appeal to a broad scientific audience. You will work as part of a team, liaising with authors, editors and other members of the production team.</p><br /><br /> </p><br /><br /> <b>Responsibilities</b></p><br /><br /> <ul>Edit front-half material within deadlines, ensuring that the text is in good English and conforms to house style, and that figures are accurately reproduced, and are consistent with the text</li><br /> Confer with other production staff to set priorities and edit figures</li><br /> Check authors’ proof corrections and accurately incorporate those changes that are reasonable and correct</li><br /> Check final versions of back-half copy editing by external typesetters</li><br /> Liaise with authors and editors to ensure all final pages are accurate and to the authors’ satisfaction as far as reasonably possible</li><br /> Check online content as required</li><br /> Adhoc project as needed</li> </ul></p><br /><br /> <b>Experience, skills and qualifications</b></p><br /><br /> <ul>Bachelor's Degree in a relevant subject area within the biological sciences</li><br /> Excellent attention to detail</li><br /> Excellent knowledge of the English language</li><br /> Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal</li><br /> Flexible in being able to use multiple systems</li><br /> Good computer skills, proficiency with MS-Office-Suite, particularly Word</li><br /> Ability to work individually or as part of a team</li><br /> Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines</li> </ul><p></p><br /><br /> <p>If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.</p><br /><br /> <p></p><br /><br /> <p>We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:</p><br /><br /> <ul><li>Medical, Dental and Vision</li><br /> <li>Life and AD&amp;D</li><br /> <li>401(k)</li><br /> <li>Flexible Spending Accounts</li><br /> <li>Transit Accounts</li><br /> <li>Tuition Assistance</li><br /> <li>Summer Hours</li> </ul><p></p><br /><br /> <p>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:<br /><a href="http: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf" rel="no-follow">http: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf</a>.</p><br /><br /> <p>Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at <a href="http: www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs" title="http: www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs" rel="no-follow">www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs</a> for more information about our Research E&amp;P career opportunities.</p><br /><br /> <p><img alt="07112017_Corp_Brand_Strip_single_line_1000px.png" src="https: performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/C0001215517P/07112017_Corp_Brand_Strip_single_line_1000px.png" rel="no-follow" /></p><img src="https: ars2.equest.com/?response_id=10373ffd90f96e0c8b12b2578ba634de&view" alt=" " rel="no-follow" /><br /> <br />


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