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Join Our Team of Expert Editors

Charlesworth Author Services welcomes speculative applications from freelance native English-speaking editors with PhD qualifications or equivalent. Please note that all new editors undergo testing to ensure they meet our standards. In particular, we invite applications in the following disciplines:

Medical Sciences

Life Sciences

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Business and Economics

Why work with us?

Guidance and support

Full guidance on how to complete assignments and invoicing; checklists to help work through papers; anonymized feedback from our QC team to support your professional development.

Be part of our team

Opportunity to be part of a dynamic, friendly and expanding company with nearly 90 years’ experience in the provision of publishing services.

Helpful and friendly staff

Helpful, friendly staff on hand to guide you through assignments and payment/invoicing. Our freelancers are part of our team!

Competitive rates

Competitive rates and bases of pay, all managed through our online management system.

Secure online dashboard

Streamlined online dashboard to facilitate assignments; deadline reminders; ability to manage your availability (we don’t penalize editors for unavailability).


Flexible invoicing options, all managed through your secure account dashboard.

Key criteria for selection of editors

PhD or equivalent qualification (e.g. BELS in Life Sciences)

Native English speaking (native bilingual candidates also welcome)

High standard of literacy and editing capability (NB editors will be tested for suitability)

Reliability and ability to stick to deadlines

Experience with similar assignments is essential

What our editors say

I really appreciate how the Charlesworth Author Services system works. Downloading papers is quick and easy, and it is very convenient to upload finished documents. The process of invoicing is so easy.

Expert Freelance Editor

United States

Contact our freelance support team

Please note that all editors will be tested and required to undertake an editing assignment before being invited to work on live projects, and all assignments are subject to quality control checks. It is helpful if you can upload your CV when contacting us.