Vacancies for Freelance Editors, Indexers, and Translators

We are always looking to add exceptionally talented editors, indexers, and translators to our freelancer pool. You'll need a PhD in a relevant subject and a high level of editorial accuracy.

Current Freelancer Vacancies

Owing to recent growth and the pre-launch of our sister brand (, we are looking for specialist STEM proofreaders, copy editors, indexers, and translators in the following core areas:


  • Biochemistry and pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Cell and molecular biology
  • Biology and physiology
  • Earth, climate, and environmental sciences
  • Ecology
  • Medical science
  • Architectural science
  • Psychiatry
  • Neuroscience
  • Cognitive science
  • Computer science


  • Computer science
  • AI/Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Mechatronics
  • Architectural technology
  • Graphic design
  • Design and manufacture
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data science
  • Applied computing
  • AI ethics


  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Maritime studies
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Building services
  • Product design and innovation
  • Engineering management


  • Pure mathematics
  • Macroeconomic modelling
  • Logic
  • Applied mathematics
  • Probability theory
  • Algorithms and applications
  • Algebra
  • Mechanics
  • Geometry
  • History and philosophy of mathematics

Lex Academic are always looking for specialist Philosophy, Classics, Anthropology, and Art History indexers, translators, proofreaders, copy editors, and developmental editors:


  • Linguistics
  • Conceptual engineering
  • Kant
  • Wittgenstein
  • Philosophy of psychology
  • Philosophy of art
  • Philosophy and film


  • Roman history
  • Greek Epic poetry
  • Plato and Aristotle
  • Philology
  • Presocratic philosophy
  • Ancient Roman philosophy (esp. Lucretius, Cicero, & Seneca)
  • Latin poetry (esp. Ovid, Virgil, Horace, & Catullus)


  • Narrative ethnography
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Linguistic anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Biological anthropology

Art & History of Art

  • Architectural art history
  • Climate and design studies
  • Contemporary art criticism
  • Contemporary design studies
  • Greek and Roman art history

To apply to join our expanding team of freelance editors, please email with an introductory email and CV. Lex Academic are an equal opportunities employer.