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Editing and Publishing Science Associate

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting the editor-in-chief with the overall process for editing and publishing RIFM Fragrance Ingredient Safety Assessments
  • Contributing to the work of writing and editing scientific documents
  • Assisting with the timely preparation of all manuscripts and responses to reviewer comments
  • Serving as the RIFM associate editor to maintain a high-quality written scientific output.




  • Science degree (BS or MS in biology, chemistry, or toxicology)
  • Ability to interpret and communicate scientific information and data in a clear and concise manner
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of toxicology and chemistry
  • Communication skills for interactions with staff scientists, management, and publisher representatives
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic collaborative environment with demanding deadlines
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook



  • Experience editing and publishing of scientific material
  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar
  • Working familiarity with AMA style
  • Ability to conduct literature searches


Employment and Benefits:

  • Full-time position
  • Flexible work schedule with the ability to work remotely one day per week; however, candidates currently within commuting distance of RIFM will be given preference.
  • RIFM offers attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, life, paid vacation and personal days, and 401K. No relocation reimbursement is provided


To apply for this position, send your resume/CV to rifm@rifm.org

The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. is an international, nonprofit, scientific organization that evaluates the safety of fragrance materials.