Council of Science Editors

Research Journal Copyediting - Freelance - Physical/Natural Sciences

MPS North America
Remote, United States
27 days ago


Research Journal Copyediting - Freelance - Physical/Natural Sciences

MPS North America continues to aggressively recruit experienced research journal copyeditors with scientific backgrounds (at least a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline). An international leader in editorial and publishing services, MPS manages a talented group of freelancers copyediting peer-reviewed journal articles to style for major STM journal publishers.

Essential Qualifications

  • BSc or higher in scientific disciplines such as Ecology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Agronomy, Biology, Medicine, Physics, Computer Science, and any other natural/physical science
  • Prior research journal copyediting experience
  • Native English speakers with exceptional grasp of style, grammar, and language skills
  • Computer literate
  • Superb attention to detail

Desirable Qualifications

  • Additional copyediting experience / qualifications 
  • Experience editing in a web-based editing platforms
  • Postgraduate scientific qualifications

Candidates must complete a copyediting test. Successful applicants will receive subsequent software and style training.

Please email your resume/CV to, and include your specific fields of scientific experience/expertise, and how you heard about this position.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 50498788
  • Location:
    Remote, United States
  • Position Title: Research Journal Copyediting - Freelance - Physical/Natural Sciences
  • Company Name: MPS North America
  • Industry: Science Editors
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
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