Remote Medical Textbook Proofreader in Chicago

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Illinois

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Wed, May 20, 2020

This job expires in 21 days

Job Category: Editing, Healthcare

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A leading publishing vendor has an open position for a Remote Medical Textbook Proofreader in Chicago.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Proofreading PDF files to check for correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Ensuring that the book’s word style sheet has been followed
  • Checking for visual problems

Position Requirements Include:

  • Experience proofreading textbooks or journals
  • Well versed in following AMA style
  • Familiar with APA 6th edition style
  • Strong handle on Adobe Acrobat and its features, including marking up PDF files
  • Adobe Acrobat/Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Word (Mac or Windows)
  • A medical spell checker installed on the computer