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Posted January 2, 2022

Freelance Copy Editor -- Must Know AMA Style – ScholarRx

Location:

Remote

Description:

Learning is a critical, life-long endeavor for everyone, but especially for medical students and doctors. Medical professionals must learn a massive amount of information in a few short years, and how well they demonstrate what they have learned has a major impact on their career options and choice of specialty—not to mention patient care.

At ScholarRx, we create market-leading products that prepare medical students to enter the field of their choice. Are you a curious, collaborative self-starter with a passion for helping educate the physicians of tomorrow? Then consider joining our team as a Freelance Copy Editor.

Responsibilities

Work closely with the project manager to achieve the goals of the project, while adhering to delivery timelines and budget parameters
Edit content to correct all spelling, grammar, punctuation, and formatting
Edit content to match AMA style
Ensure consistency in Word style throughout
Implement editorial style guide for boldface, italics, mnemonics
Cross-check table, figure, and box citations against the original source
Ensure references are cited in text

Requirements

Deep knowledge of medical terminology and acronyms
Excellent grammar, punctuation, and spelling skills
Scrupulous attention to detail
Ability to engage in digital production processes
Excellent time management skills to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
Exemplary interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a member of the team
Agility to develop new technology skills as needed
Professionalism and commitment to excellence
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or higher
5+ years of experience in medical copyediting
Experience with HTML and online publishing a plus

Please submit your resume or CV and a cover letter describing why you want to work with us. An editing test may be required of candidates.

To Apply:

will.welsh@scholarrx.com

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