Study.com is looking for Academic Question Copyeditors to edit student-submitted questions so that they are easily legible and conceptually accurate. This is an online, remote contract position. Come help us impact our students' learning experiences with your expert knowledge, writing talent, and enthusiasm for adding value to their education!
The Study Answers project is designed to offer unique, informative answers to questions that students are asking. Academic Question Copyeditors evaluate and update these student-submitted questions, ensuring their accuracy and clarity for subject matter experts to answer. Our ideal Copyeditor understands the topic they're reviewing titles for and can spot and fix typographical and subject-matter errors. You'll be responsible for:
- Revising content to provide subject-matter experts with clear, complete, and accurate questions.
- Prioritizing content to respond to current students as quickly as possible.
- Formatting content, images, graphs, and other elements necessary for question completeness.
Education: a 2-year degree or sufficient copyediting experience
Skills: excellent reading and writing skills using correct English grammar and mechanics.
Competency: Ability to re-phrase and organize poorly written questions
Communication: This role requires reliable judgment, strong communication skills, and being responsive to feedback.
Additional Preferred Skills:
- You have 1-3 years' copyediting or copywriting experience.
- You have expertise in one of the following subjects: Business, Physics, Math/Statistics, Sciences, Psychology, Economics, or Accounting
- You have experience using LaTeX code, creating/editing images and graphs, or properly formatting computer code.
What we offer:
Reliable Payments: You'll receive payments twice a month and automated invoicing for your work.
Remote Work: This is a fully online contracted work-from-home opportunity.
Flexibility: Work when you want, where you want, as often as you want, with no minimums/maximums.
Support: Our supportive staff is available answer your questions and help you get up and running.