Come work with us at Authorea.


Why Authorea?

A unique opportunity to accelerate scientific research and discovery
We're a small team. You'll have the opportunity to make impactful decisions from day 1
We're based in the vibrant city of Brooklyn, right by the Williamsburg Bridge
We're backed by world-class investors who have experience in the field
We are driven by a social mission to make science more open and reproducible
We care deeply about your growth, success, wellbeing, and work/life balance

Open positions

Drop us a line at jobs@authorea.com to inquire.


Web Developers

Background. Authorea is building the world’s best collaborative document editor for research.
Why Authorea. We are a close group of researchers, engineers, and product people fixing some enormous fundamental problems in research. Our goal is to advance substantially the pace of scientific innovation by delivering a superior research editor built for the web.
Responsibilities. Authorea is a small team working day and night to build the future of research. We only hire people with passion, expertise, and with little need for day-to-day guidance. We are a team building a product together, and you should be comfortable owning critical projects. We have a lot of stuff to work on and we need your help!
Requirements. It goes without saying that all of us at Authorea have a passion for Open Science, startups, and for building amazing stuff. What we're doing is really important to us and we hope you will share this passion.
  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • Deep familiarity with Ruby/Rails
  • Extensive knowledge of the modern front end stack, CSS/JS, React, Redux
  • Obsession over product and pixel perfection
  • History of completing projects on time and to spec
  • A great team player with a positive attitude willing to help the team accomplish our ambitious goals

Digital Marketer / Growth Engineer

Background. Authorea is building the world’s best collaborative document editor for research.
Why Authorea. We are a close group of researchers, engineers, and product people fixing some enormous fundamental problems in research. Our goal is to advance substantially the pace of scientific innovation by delivering a superior research editor built for the web.
Responsibilities. Authorea is looking for a technical internet marketer, an engineer who can design, test, and implement customer acquisition and retention strategies. The role requires substantial technical expertise to implement innovative search marketing, search engine optimization, notification, and web analytics frameworks. This person would implement Authorea’s acquisition and retention programs. This position therefore requires familiarity with business and marketing objectives as well as experience building scalable acquisition and retention systems.
Requirements. It goes without saying that all of us at Authorea have a passion for Open Science, startups, and for building amazing stuff. What we're doing is really important to us and we hope you will share this passion.
  • High-level of comfort with data, reporting and trafficking
  • Extensive knowledge of SEO and techniques
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language, e.g., Python for web scraping
  • Extensive experience with Google Analytics, Facebook Business Manager / Power Editor, AdWords, SQL, Google Tag Manager.
  • Passionate about numbers with strong analytic skills; you’re at home among dashboards, weekly reports, and data visualizations.
  • College degree required, advanced degree a plus. We welcome applicants with non-traditional educational and professional experiences.