Telecommute Academic Editor

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018

This job expires in 12 days

Job Category: Editing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Weekly Hours: Flexible

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Masters

Additional Information: Continuously Hiring

Job Summary

A company that provides editing services has a current position open for a Telecommute Academic Editor.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Editing for flow, transition, correct terminology, correctness of content, and coherence
  • Ensuring appropriate manuscript format conforming to academic conventions
  • Preserving the author’s intended meaning even in papers where the content requires extensive revision

Position Requirements Include:

  • Master’s/PhD/postdoctoral research experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant academic copyediting/substantive editing/proofreading experience
  • Certificate/experience in academic editing, publishing, scientific communication, journal article writing, etc.
  • Experience in editing ESL manuscripts and knowledge of style (such as APA, CMS, AMA, CSE, and IEEE)
  • Member of acclaimed editing and publishing associations such as EFA, EASE, and BELS
  • Extensive subject matter expertise

Subjects Needed:

  • Medical and Clinical Sciences: Dentistry, Medicine Alternative Medicine, Health Management, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Life Sciences: Agriculture, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biosciences, Botany, Genetics, Microbiology, Neurosciences,  Pathology, Zoology, Environmental Biosciences, Forensic Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Social Biosciences
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering: Astronomy/Astrophysics, Chemistry Computer/Information Sciences, Earth Sciences, Energy and power, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Material Science & Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Systems Science
  • Economics and Business Management: Business Management, Economics, and Finance
  • Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: Education, Humanities, Law, Library and Museum Studies, Media/Communication,  Philosophy, Psychology, Recreation and Sports, and Social Sciences