Posted April 27, 2021

Copy Editor – American Association for the Advancement of Science




We have an excellent opportunity for a (part-time) Copy Editor to join our Science News Department.

Reporting to our Copy Chief for News, the (part-time) Copy Editor should be able to multitask and edit articles quickly without sacrificing quality. They should have a strong grasp of AP Style and be able to pick up Science style.

This is a permanent part-time position with a minimum of 20 hours per week over three days a week.

Are you ready to be a Force for Science?

What You’ll Do

-Copyedit, fact check, and produce Science Careers online articles
-Copy edit and help produce the Working Life print column
-Copyedit, fact check, and produce Science News online articles
-Review PDFs of print articles when needed and pass changes to copy chief

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience to suffice
-Experience with online publishing; Science editing is a plus
-Strong grasp of AP style
-High attention to detail
-Experience working on a daily product
-Experience with sensitivity reading/inclusive editing is a plus

Application Process

Submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and interest in the position by May 27, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. A Recruiter will contact you with next steps if you are selected for an interview.

AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

To Apply:

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