Join the worldwide team of Edanz scientific experts: editors, writers, and reviewers

Edanz Group is always looking for talented and well-qualified freelance English language editors, medical writers, and scientific research consultants. Our editors are all native English speakers, while our medical writers are experienced in manuscript development, and our research consultants are knowledgeable about the academic journal publishing process. Interested in joining our team?


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 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.

What makes an Edanz Language 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 Medical Writer?

  • High level of understanding of clinical trials and associated literature
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about manuscript/report development
  • Receives feedback and ongoing training from our dedicated Med Comms team
  • Prior experience in medical communications

What makes an Edanz Research Consultant?

  • High level of English proficiency
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about the academic journal publishing process
  • Passes a challenging skills test and an initial period of intensive feedback
  • Receives feedback and ongoing training from our dedicated Editorial team
  • PhD in a specialized field
  • Verifiable publication record

We are presently looking for experts in:

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
    • Animal Husbandry & Livestock
    • Fisheries Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
    • Geology
    • Geoinformatics
    • Hydrology
    • Petrology
    • Oceanography
    • Seismology
  • Economics
    • Applied Economics
    • Economic Theory
    • Finance
  • Education & Linguistics
  • Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Civil & Structural Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information and Computing Sciences
    • Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing
    • Computer Sciences (hardware, software, networking)
  • Medical and Health Sciences
    • Carcinogenesis
    • Cardiorespiratory Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Complementary & Alternative Medicine (including TCM)
    • Dentistry
    • Dermatology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Epidemiology
    • Forensic Sciences
    • Gastroenterology
    • Human Movement & Sports/Exercise
    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Technology
    • Nephrology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Nursing
    • Oncology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Optometry
    • Orthopedics
    • Pediatrics
    • Pulmonology
    • Reproductive Sciences & Fertility
    • Surgery
    • Tropical Medicine


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Edanz is looking for a digital marketer to devise and execute digital marketing campaigns for the Japanese market.


Devise and execute digital marketing campaigns for Japanese market

Key responsibilities

  • Top level
    • Own (champion!) all digital marketing and communications delivery across web, email and social media channels
    • Devise digital marketing strategy to meet short-long term growth goals
    • Provide thought leadership on existing and emerging technologies and strategies
  • Execute campaigns
  • Control and monitor a suite of digital marketing reports and capabilities (including SEM, SEO, Chat, traffic)
  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing, Product and Customer service teams
  • Budget, cost control, ROI reporting

Ideal experience

  • Digital marketing experience in a relevant or related industry (especially academic)
  • Track record of integrating brand, marketing and communications strategies
  • Experience working with outsource service providers


  • Native Japanese and business level English
  • Will consider non-native Japanese if experienced
  • Self-starter and team player

Key metrics:

  • Site traffic and sources
  • New clients
  • Sales by channel
  • Conversion rates
  • Segment and channel ROI


  • Ideally Fukuoka-based, or home-based in Japan (with regular Fukuoka office time)


Please send a CV and covering letter to:

Chitose Fujihara
Manager, Human Resources and General Affairs
Edanz Group Japan


Edanz is looking for a person for sales and business development for our medical communications business.


Sales and business development for medcomms business, targeting clients in the pharma, agency, CRO, KOL and consumer products industries

Key responsibilities

  • Sales & business development (especially new sales channel development)
  • Pitch and proposal development
  • Client relationship management
  • Contribute to service development
  • Contribute to digital & print marketing campaign development and execution
  • Client segmentation and reporting

Ideal experience

  • Pharma sales at an agency


  • Medical literacy
  • Native Japanese and business level English
  • Self-starter and team player

Key metrics

  • Sales
  • New clients


  • Tokyo-based (or home-based in Tokyo area)
  • Frequent domestic travel, especially within Tokyo


Please send a CV and covering letter to:

Chitose Fujihara
Manager, Human Resources and General Affairs
Edanz Group Japan