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Scientific Editorial Assistant

Are you passionate about science and looking to start your career in scientific publishing?  The publishing arm of a highly respected London based specialist membership organisation is looking to appoint a Scientific Editorial Assistant to join their experienced team of journal editors. This is very much a hands-on position which will offer the successful person a first-class training programme in scientific editing and proof-reading, plus, assisting in the editorial processes, including copyediting articles accepted for publication.  This role offers hybrid working, with 2 days a week in the office and 3 days working from home.

Some of the key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with editing manuscripts, ensuring consistency, scientific accuracy, and compliance
  • Supporting the editorial team with peer review, production and the publication processes of the Journal
  • 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
  • Provide admin support to the Journal team

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

  • The ability to meet deadlines and handle competing priorities
  • You will need to have a strong life science degree and a genuine interest in health. Ideally you will have a BSc. or Master’s in a biological or medical related science.
  • 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 and looking to build a career in scientific publishing, this could be a fantastic start to your publishing career. Our client offers an attractive starting salary and company benefits.

For further details of this exciting new role, please forward your CV and a short cover note outlining your interest and key skills to:




Scientific Editorial Assistant

Redwood, London
Full-time, Graduate, Permanent
Editorial, Assistant, Journals
Salary description: 
Hoighly attractive starting salary and company benefits

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