Posted January 4, 2021

Freelance Copyediting - Research Journals in Physical/Natural Sciences – MPS Limited



Recruitment continues for freelance copyediting assignments with MPS North America, a leader in editorial and publishing services for the STM journal community. We are seeking experienced journal copyeditors with scientific backgrounds (at least a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline). This ongoing project involves copyediting peer-reviewed journal articles to style for a major STM journal publisher.

Essential Qualifications
• BSc or higher in scientific disciplines such as Ecology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Agronomy, Soil Science, Biology, Medicine, Physics 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.

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