Copernicus is a publisher of well-established international journals with a focus on geosciences. All journals are open access: they are available at no cost to the readers, and the costs are instead borne by the authors. Copernicus provides an excellent publishing service for these authors. We are currently recruiting permanent part-time (30–35 hours/week) and full-time staff members for the position of


English speaker for language copy-editing


Your tasks

  • applying Copernicus’ policy of Lite Copy-Editing to our manuscripts: spelling, grammar, articles/prepositions, punctuation, and word-choice corrections;
  • supporting authors from around the world by improving their manuscripts, thereby achieving higher credibility in the scientific community.


Your profile

  • You speak and write English at a native-speaker level and have a passion for language. Knowledge of German and/or other languages is a plus.
  • You have a university degree in linguistics or the natural sciences.
  • You have some work experience and are familiar with academic texts.
  • You have a keen eye for detail and an excellent command of English mechanics, punctuation, and grammar.
  • You are motivated and possess good organizational and time-management skills.
  • You are open-minded to learning new technologies.


We offer

  • a friendly working environment with 54 open-minded colleagues (position requires relocating to Germany);
  • a challenging and rewarding job with opportunities to contribute your unique talents;
  • a secure working position with performance-related allowances, substantial social benefits, and a family-friendly policy.


Please send your application with your asking salary to Meredith Gunnells: |

Copernicus GmbH | Bahnhofsallee 1e | 37081 Göttingen | Germany