Springer Nature
Trainee (m/f) Clinical Medicine
Springer Nature


Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in healthcare and road safety education. Springer published roughly 2,400 English-language journals and more than 9,000 new books in 2014, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. In 2014, Springer Science+Business Media generated sales of approximately EUR 959 million. The group employs some 8,500 individuals across the globe.


For those just starting their careers we offer an 18-month traineeship in the world of academic publishing. In close cooperation with the Publishing Director and the responsible Executive Editor you will be working on the following topics:

  • Training-on-the-job with regard to the acquisition, management and maintenance of book projects
  • Strategic development of the dentistry portfolio in order to improve impact, visibility and usage
  • Support of the Executive Editor in acquiring new book projects that fit within the strategic objectives
  • Attending conferences and meetings to foster effective relationships with the scientific community in order to generate proposals and recommendations for new projects
  • Analysing and monitoring market segments
  • Preparing publishing contracts
  • Supervising the final editorial preparation of manuscripts for production

Job requirements:

  • Degree in medicine, dentistry, natural sciences or equivalent area, ideally a Ph.D.
  • An interest in medical publishing and the translation of research into practice
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, English and German
  • Proficient in MS Office and familiarity with databases
  • Willingness to travel

We are currently seeking this position, based in Heidelberg. 
Please apply using our online application system on Lounge, attn. Ms Anja Albat-Nollau.
To find out more information about our organisation please take a look at www.springer.com.


Springer Nature
Heidelberg, DE

Angebot vom 21.02.2017