English Editor

Are you interested in supporting scientists and other researchers to publish their latest results, have an eye for detail, and outstanding English editing skills? We are looking for full-time English editors to support our scholarly journals from our base in Manchester, UK.

We are looking for meticulous and highly motivated people to join our team of English Editors in Manchester, UK.

Your Responsibilities

Editors are expected to accurately edit scholarly articles, working to short deadlines and meeting work targets with a high degree of consistency. You may also be asked to edit corporate material (e.g., announcements, flyers, or webpages) and support journal editors with English-related tasks. You will be expected to work full-time from our Manchester office and be familiar with Microsoft Word. Knowledge of LaTeX is an advantage. All editors undergo a probation period during which training is provided.

Your Experience and Skills

All applicants must have the following:

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in any subject
  • Advanced knowledge of English.
  • Experience in editing and writing.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent self-organisation, including meeting work targets.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to collaborate as part of an international team.
  • An interest in scholarly research.
  • A strong interest in working with research material.

The following are a benefit:

  • Previous experience editing, writing, or publishing scholarly content.
  • Knowledge of LaTeX.
  • Experience working in a research environment.
  • A PhD or equivalent qualification.

What We Offer

  • Training in editing scholarly content and use of the MDPI style.
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in one of the leading academic publishing houses.
  • An international, friendly working atmosphere.
  • Competitive salary.

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.