Virtual Academic Editor

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Job Category: Editing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A proofreading and editing service company has a current position open for a Virtual Academic Editor.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Editing business documents, manuscripts, and web content
  • Using academic documentation citation and formatting styles
  • Working well under pressure, and adhering to deadlines

Qualifications Include:

  • Master's, PhD, or equivalent professional experience in any academic discipline
  • 2 years of professional experience as an editor, copyeditor, or proofreader
  • Proficient in MS Word and its tracked changes feature
  • Experience in document management & APA (6th), Chicago, or Harvard style
  • Proficient in Acrobat Vs 8, InDesign, Framemaker, DITA, Final Draft, Movie Magic or LATEX
  • Must have reliable, high-speed internet and availability to work on weekends