Academic Research Editor Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Career Opportunity: Academic Research Editor

Industry: Research and Development

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Impact Center for Research International (ICRI) is a capacity building, research and consulting company in multiple areas.

We focus on delivering quality services to our clients and development partners through research-based solution models in a range of areas.

We undertake market research, feasibility studies, baseline surveys, impact assessment studies and solution modelling, Monitoring and Evaluation and effective communication services in a range of disciplines.

ICRI is currently looking for focused, dedicated and highly qualified individuals to provide editing services for our clients.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Editing manuscripts for English and scientific soundness to meet publication standards of international journals.
  • Improve the readability and flow of ideas in manuscripts and provide constructive comments on areas that need further improvement by the author.
  • Read, rewrite and paraphrase manuscripts with a high percentage of plagiarised content so that it meets the percentage required for publication.
  • Read, edit, and recast sentences that are poorly structured so that they are not only correct grammatically but also understandable scientifically.
  • Ensure manuscripts are properly formatted and conform to basic structural standards of publishable articles.
  • Work with the author through feedback channels to ensure the manuscript meets the publication’s style and editorial policy.
  • Maintain good working relationships with authors and other key staff such as production, editorial assistants, proofreaders, graphics artists, and marketing personnel.
  • Be available to recheck your previously edited manuscripts to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Attend scheduled online training meetings and capacity building programs.
  • Adhere to deadlines for assignments given.

Qualifications of Ideal Candidates

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Natural, Biomedical, medical and Life Sciences.
  • Shortlisted Candidates will be required to provide evidence of research experience such as peer reviewed and published papers.
  • Those currently pursuing a master’s degree must have at least finished drafting the thesis and show evidence of preparing a manuscript if shortlisted.
  • Good mastery of English language and knowledge in writing scientific manuscripts and the art of scientific communication.
  • Self-motivated, dedicated and disciplined individuals with keen attention to details.
  • You should possess high level critical thinking skills and able to identify logic gaps and plug them
  • Ideal candidates should be available to work at least 6-8 hours per day

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send CV (Not exceeding 3 pages) to and copy to with the subject (Academic Research Editor) on or before 3rd June 2022.


Address their application to:

The director,
Impact Center for Research International,
P.O Box 6406-00100,