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Editorial Assistant - Scientific Journals

Are you passionate about science and looking to start your career in scientific publishing?  A highly respected specialist medical publisher, is looking to appoint a Scientific Editorial Assistant to join their experienced team of journal editors. This is a real hands-on position which will offer the successful candidate a first-class training programme in scientific editing and proof-reading, assisting in the editorial processes, including copyediting articles accepted for publication. You will need to have a strong life science degree and a real interest in health. Ideally you will have a BSc. or Master’s in a biological or medical related science.

Based in London, the company offers a hybrid working pattern with 2 days in the office and three days working from home.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with editing manuscripts, ensuring consistency, scientific accuracy, and compliance with journal style
  • Assisting with checking typeset proofs
  • Providing some admin support to the editorial team
  • Assisting in the production of promotional materials for the journal and dissemination of high-impact articles

This is a fabulous role with training and the successful person will have:

  • The ability to meet deadlines and handle competing priorities
  • A strong life science degree
  • Accuracy and exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent written English
  • Familiarity with academic literature
  • The ability to monitor the submission and peer review processes
  • Strong interest in scientific publishing

If you are efficient, well organised and team oriented then this could be a fantastic start to your scientific publishing career. For further details, please forward your CV and a short cover note outlining your interest.



Editorial Assistant - Scientific Journals

Redwood, London
Full-time, Graduate, Permanent
Academic, STM
Journals, Editorial
Salary description: 
Attractive starting salary and great company benefits

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