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Frontiers - Research Integrity Specialist (Remote)


London, UK

Salary Benefits

Competitive salary & benefits


02 February 2022

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02 March 2022



We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet.

Who we are

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than one billion views and downloads and two million citations.

Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

The Role

As Frontiers continues to grow, we are committed to maintaining quality at scale in our publication output. To meet this commitment, we are expanding our research integrity team.

We are looking for a publishing professional wanting to progress their career within a dynamic and multicultural publishing company. As a Research Integrity Specialist, you will interact with top researchers across multiple academic fields and forge a strong network with competent and passionate publishing professionals. You will be building on from your academic experience and translating this to the world of publication ethics, becoming an expert on issues related to publishing ethics and research integrity. You will contribute to making ground-breaking research published and open to read for everybody.

Our office is located in London, however remote working options are available for candidates across the UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pre-screen all manuscript submissions across a portfolio of journals or journal sections.
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams and external researchers and academics on all issues related to research integrity in academic publishing, from plagiarism to data fabrication to conflicts of interest.
  • Use industry-leading technology and data analytics to maintain our commitment to quality at scale.
  • Investigate high-level post-publication concerns, liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

  • Educated to a Masters level or higher in a scientific field or hold a BSc degree and have prior experience in academic/STM publishing.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to clearly and discreetly discuss sensitive topics.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and deal with ambiguity with resilience and maturity.
  • Able to manage your time efficiently, judging urgency and taking proactive measures where necessary.
  • Fluent English speaking skills (C2 level).

What we Offer

International environment

With over 50 nationalities across seven locations around the world, we are certainly a diverse company. You will have the opportunity to work with teammates in other offices, as well as with researchers, editors, and authors from across the globe.

Key Benefits

  • 25 annual leave days + 4 well-being days
  • Flexible working framework and remote working opportunities across the UK
  • Participation in the annual company bonus scheme
  • Extensive learning opportunities through our LinkedIn Learning partnership
  • Access to the latest equipment

Application Process

Your application should include:

  • A cover letter and CV
  • Your notice period

Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination – including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.

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