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While we always accept expressions of interest by qualified editors, this page highlights the subject area(s) for which we are actively seeking new editors.

If there are no open positions in your area you can always send us a spontaneous application.

Freelance editor (part-time, remote) in oceanography/marine science

Start date: The second half of April 2024.

The role: To review technical documents in operational oceanography and carry out some project work (literature searches, writing of reports, etc.).

The person: The ideal candidate would have

  • Science background in oceanography (or related science) (PhD)
  • Knowledge and understanding of marine remote and in-situ observation products, specifically familiarity with satellite observations and operational oceanographic systems and/or forecasting systems (especially in a European context) - please provide specific examples in your cover letter
  • Familiarity with data formats and metadata (specifically netCDF)
  • Must be an EU naitonal or from an associated state (CH, NO, UK) (hiring condition set by our client)
  • Very good level of English (C1/C2)
  • Proficiency in scientific writing, ability to summarise documents
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work toward deadlines
  • Previous experience in writing and editing/reviewing scientific papers
  • Good working knowledge of (and access to) MS Word

You should be comfortable to work on your own and possess your own office space/computer.

The work would be tied to a specific project with a competitive remuneration. After the end of the project, there would be the possibility to continue working as freelance editor at XpertScientific reviewing scientific manuscripts.

Applications: Please email the following documents to :

  1. A detailed CV,
  2. A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and skills with regard to the role and selection criteria listed above.

Deadline: There is no fixed deadline and the call remains open until the position is filled.