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Scientific Editor – PhD Level

Scientific Editor – PhD Level


Job Location: London – Hybrid Working

Job Salary: Competitive

Job Benefits: Hybrid working, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme, private health insurance, dental and optical cover, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, fresh fruit, employee support programme

Job Keywords: Scientific Editor Jobs / Medical Communications Jobs / Scientific Communications Jobs / PhD Jobs / PhD Biology Jobs / PhD Biochemistry Jobs


We are currently working with a leading publishing group in Life Sciences who have been going for almost 30 years. They publish over 10 journals in various therapeutic areas and the members of the editorial board are world-renowned scientists. Their aim is to enable scientific communication in a clear and concise manner, striving to meet deadlines and goals and provide prompt publication of original high-quality work.

They are currently looking for a Life Science PhD graduate to join their expanding team in a Scientific Editor position. They are able to offer hybrid working, a competitive salary and excellent benefits. There is training provided in copy-editing and opportunities for further career development.

Job responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for an entry-level PhD graduate to join who has an aptitude for interpreting scientific data and attention to detail to identify inconsistencies in written work. The role involves checking and clarifying data accepted for publication and copy-editing articles according to the in-house journal style. The role also requires editors to liaise with the scientific community and the internal production team to maintain high standards across the journals.

Job Requirements

  • A PhD in Biological Sciences or related
  • Post-doctoral experience is helpful, but not essential
  • High level of computer literacy and ability to demonstrate excellent written English
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
Scientific Editor – PhD Level





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