careers about contact
  header careersaboutcontact omepage  

We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At SNG you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Science Navigation Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
Editorial Assistant (Ref:F1000/EA)

F1000Prime, the award-winning literature recommendation service for the Life Science community is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its dynamic publishing team.

The role is based in central London and involves commissioning authors to write short article recommendation comments or review articles and copyediting editorial content. The successful candidate should ideally be a life sciences/biomedical graduate with a natural ability to communicate concepts clearly and enthusiastically. They should also be organised, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, show a high level of accuracy and demonstrate an ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise tasks. Prior editorial experience would be beneficial but is not required for this role as full training will be provided.

Main Duties:
  • Assist in building and running the authorship of F1000Prime.
  • Commission article recommendations and reviews.
  • Copyediting.
  • Negotiate submission schedules with world-renowned scientists.
Requirements:
  • Life sciences/biomedical graduate (advantageous)
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enjoys interacting with people
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong English language skills
  • Diplomacy/negotiation skills
  • Computer skills essential – especially Internet searching
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Interest in science publishing

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

CLOSE
Java Developer (Ref: F1000/JD)

F1000Research is an open research publishing platform that publishing articles and other content in the field of biomedicine, using innovative publishing models and technology.

It also offers bespoke publishing platforms to research institutions and funders, including the world's largest medical research charity, the Wellcome Trust, for which we developed the publishing platform, Wellcome Open Research and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for which we developed Gates Open Research.

For each client we can create and support bespoke features; we are also constantly improving the complex technology that underpins the editorial processes behind the publishing platforms.

We are currently seeking a highly talented, self-motivated developer to join our team in building new platforms and tools to the highest quality and reliability.

Must Haves:
  • Demonstrable Java development experience (Java 7 or higher).
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fast learner.
Desirables:
  • Experience with continuous integration and versioning control tools.
  • Demonstrable experience of test-driven development.
  • JUnit, Mockito, Cucumber
  • Hibernate
  • Spring 2.5/3 (including Spring MVC)
  • JavaScript/AJAX
  • jQuery
  • Maven
  • SQL
  • XML/XSLT

Candidates should have a strong university qualification and excellent A-levels or equivalent.

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

CLOSE