Science Editor – part time, remote

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Our client is seeking a Science Editor for a part time, remote contract opportunity – 25-30 hours per week. Candidate is responsible for the quality, consistency, and integrity of content. Candidate will be editing science content for grades 6-12 for digital supplemental product.


Top Musts:

  • Deep science knowledge
  • Developmental and line editing experience
  • Working with Lexile differentiated content. Flexible on Lexile IF candidate has experience with students of different abilities.
  • Knowledge and Experience with: Microsoft Office products, Word documents, Smartsheets
  • Independent
  • Multitasker
  • Need candidate with editing and science expertise
  • Subject matter skills—writing and editing skills


Preferred Experience and Knowledge:

  • BA/MA in a science discipline and a working knowledge of Earth, Space, Life & Physical science for middle and high school
  • 2+ years as an editor of materials in K–12 educational publishing or educational technology
  • Experience with differentiated text and Lexile levels
  • Understanding of appropriate voice, vocabulary, and compositional structure for students across grades and reading levels


The Science Editor is responsible for:

  • Razor-sharp editing of science feature articles (Earth & Space, Life, Physical) and accompanying test items for grades 6–12.
  • Editing content for organization, consistency, accuracy of science content, and flow of the text, helping to improve clarity and readability.
  • Ensuring that all content meets our high standards of editorial and instructional excellence in tandem with the science editorial lead

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