Freelance Copy Editor

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
IOP Publishing
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 



Salary & Benefits


Job Advert Description

Freelance copyeditors

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. Focused on making the most of new technologies, we are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.

About the role:

You will be working across a range of journals in astronomy and astrophysics, the focus being on language editing with application of house style.

About you:

Applicants must have comprehensive experience in copyediting technical material, as well as:

  • The ability to work on electronic files on screen
  • Experience working with The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Proven IT and internet skills

Please only apply if you are currently working as a self-employed freelance editor.

Applicants will be required to undertake an editing test prior to commencing any copyediting work with IOP Publishing.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to - it is not necessary to submit an application through the link below for this role.

Please note, this is an ongoing requirement, the opportunity is on a freelance basis, working off-site/from home, and the hours can be variable.


Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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Anita Dallasta
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Freelance Copy Editor