Scientific editors and expert reviewers

Edanz Group
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Edanz Group, a Japan-based author support company, is always looking for talented and highly qualified freelance English language editors and scientific research consultants. Our editors are language experts and our research consultants are knowledgeable about the academic journal publishing process. Interested in joining our team?

We are presently looking for experts in:

  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Marine geochemistry
  • Subsea mining
  • Seafloor mapping
  • Water quality statistics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Water resource management

What makes an Edanz Editor?

  • Native-English speaker
  • Experienced in editing for and/or submitting to SCI journals
  • Has passed a challenging editing test
  • Successful completion of the Edanz Editor Training Program, supplemented by ongoing, detailed feedback and training from our dedicated Editorial team

Language Editor with PhD

  • PhD in a specialized field
  • Verifiable publication record

Language Editor without PhD

  • 3+ years as a dedicated scientific editor, and/or
  • 3+ years scientific research experience, and/or
  • Certified scientific editor (e.g., BELS or University of Chicago, Graham School)

What makes an Edanz Research Consultant?

  • High level of English proficiency
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about academic research and scholarly publishing
  • Passes a challenging skills test and an initial period of intensive feedback
  • Receives feedback and ongoing training from our dedicated Editorial team
  • PhD from an accredited program
  • Verifiable publication record


Working as a member of our freelance team can bring you more than just monetary rewards:

  • Flexibility
    You can work from anywhere in the world, choosing your own schedule that fits your lifestyle and availability. The only things necessary are a secure and reliable internet connection and a computer.
  • Diversity
    As our clients are based around the world, from Japan and China to South America, the Middle East and Europe, you can expect to work on a diverse range of interesting and challenging tasks within your general subject area, experience fresh perspectives on ideas and methods, and further your understanding of new advances in your field coming from different regions.
  • Connection
    Your work can make a real difference by helping our authors overcome language barriers and achieve their publication goals. Publication in international journals and other arenas ensures their research is read by more people around the world and, in turn, fosters the global communication of ideas and contributes to the advancement of your academic field.
  • Professional development
    Working as a freelance expert for Edanz helps you become a better editor, writer, and reviewer in your field. From your first assignment you will receive helpful feedback and guidance from our dedicated Editorial team, who will quickly have you on your way to working efficiently and with the high level of quality Edanz assures its client authors.

How to apply

Please apply via our website. You will need to pass a multiple-choice entrance quiz before uploading your CV and application form. 

Please contact with any queries.