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For our De Gruyter Group member De Gruyter Open we are currently seeking freelancers as

Language Editor

for pioneering Open Access Books in our publishing programs

  • Agriculture and Forestry,
  • Chemistry,
  • Computer Science,
  • Engineering,
  • Geosciences,
  • History and Archaeology,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Linguistics,
  • Mathematics,
  • Medicine,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physics,
  • Psychology or
  • Theology.

The role would be a home office-based, starting at the earliest possible date.

The Language Editor will have the following duties in one of the mentioned publishing programs:

  • Correction of inadvertent errors, mistakes in grammar, spelling, word order and punctuation
  • Improvement of the English language style, polishing the fluency, providing internal language consistency throughout the entire paper
  • Clarification of text parts where there is room for misinterpretation
  • Reportings to the Managing Editor

The Language Editor will have the following qualifications:

  • PhD student or recent PhD in one of the above mentioned disciplines
  • Well-organized with great attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and remotely
  • Native English speaker
  • Online: actively using the Internet

We can offer… 

  • An exciting professional challenge with one of the most successful academic publishers in Europe on a freelance basis.
  • An unique opportunity to acquire experience and understanding of professional scientific publishing.
  • A compensation based on the number of books published.
  • An attractive part time job.

Language Editors have a unique opportunity to acquire experience and understanding of professional scientific publishing. Their profiles will be added to the list of Editors on our website, their names will be listed among the editors in the book’s credits and they will receive a free copy of the book they work on.

Candidates interested in the position are requested to send their CV and list of publications (both documents in English) to one of the following email addresses, depending on the subject field:

  • Agriculture and Forestry: hr14 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Chemistry: hr8 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Computer Science: hr22 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Engineering: hr29 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Geosciences: hr31 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • History and Archaeology: hr18 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Life Sciences: hr7 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Linguistics: hr27 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Mathematics: hr11 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Medicine: hr24 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Philosophy: hr19 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Physics: hr10 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Psychology: hr17 [ at ] degruyteropen.com
  • Theology: hr13 [ at ] degruyteropen.com