Associate Editor - Life Sciences

Ref: AE-LS171220  

Salary: Competitive + bonus - Details on application  

Location: Remote working - UK  

We have a fabulous new opportunity within the Life Sciences team of a well-established open research publisher to support editorial staff with life science submissions.  The Associate Editor will be responsible for a wide range of tasks including assessing articles and research data for editorial quality, basic editing and tagging. This role will also work with external members of the research community and will provide support with implementing editorial policies, guidelines and checklists across the full range of Life Sciences subjects. This role will be based remotely with some occasional travel to the office.

Key responsibilities of the role will involve:

  • Processing submissions for editorial quality with some basic editing
  • Using your editorial knowledge in the Life Sciences to provide expert knowledge and support to editorial staff to ensure submissions are processed appropriately
  • Tagging of submissions to the relevant scientific sections within the database
  • Provide support for authors
  • Maintain the content management database and ensure all information is up to date and accurate


What We Are Looking For:

  • Strong subject matter knowledge and some editorial experience in the Life Sciences
  • Strong interest in academic research and publishing
  • Aptitude for understanding technical issues
  • Solid IT skills, especially Word, Excel, Internet searching and an understanding of the online environment
  • Experience of handling LaTex submissions (desirable)


This role offers a generous salary plus excellent company benefits. For further information please send your CV with salary expectations.


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