Research Integrity Specialist: Biological/ Life Sciences - OA Publishing

London, United Kingdom · Research Integrity


We are seeking a detail-oriented, approachable person with a degree in biomedical and/or life science to ensure quality and ethical adherence of submitted manuscripts across a portfolio of journals. This permanent, full-time position in our London office will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast-paced work environment with an innovative scholarly publisher. Collaborating closely with review operations and journal development teams, the successful candidate will ensure quality control on submitted manuscripts and communicate with high-level researchers to provide guidance on research integrity in scholarly publishing ethical issues.


  • Screening submissions for quality criteria and following up on cases as necessary;
  • Communicating with researchers and academics regarding ethical issues related to scholarly publishing, such as plagiarism and conflicts of interest;
  • Investigating post-publication concerns;
  • Working with internal stakeholders to improve procedures and workflows;
  • Providing input on ethical guidelines for authors and editors;


  • Academic background in a scientific field (biological or life sciences);
  • Superior time management skills, including sense of urgency and proactive approach;
  • Strict adherence to professional ethics;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communications, with a positive and respectful tone;
  • English mother-tongue or C2 level preferred;
  • Prior experience in scholarly publishing a plus
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