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Posted May 12, 2019

Remote Position: Freelance Academic Editor – Wordvice

Location:

Remote

Description:

Wordvice is seeking qualified and experienced editors to join our team of freelance professionals. We are an international editing company specializing in manuscripts bound for academic journals. Our aim is to preserve an author’s voice and underlying message while revising the more technical and organizational aspects of the writing. To achieve this goal, we require outstanding and intuitive editors who can do great work and satisfy the needs of our academic clients.

Duties and Responsibilities
-Edit and proofread academic papers and other documents for grammar and mechanics issues and ensure natural language and flow of communication
-Help world-class research authors get their work published in distinguished SSCI- and Scopus-indexed journals.
-Retain original intended meaning while making substantive revisions
-Provide marginal comments explaining some revisions and offering suggestions
-Respond to order notifications promptly and meet order deadlines
-Reply to clients and answer any questions they may have regarding their document

Basic Qualifications
-Native fluency in English
-Be enrolled in or have completed a graduate degree program
-Knowledge and application of various style guides such as APA, AMA, MLA, and Chicago Manual of Style
-Proficiency with MS Word and its “track changes” features
-A keen eye for language and style errors in writing

Preferred Qualifications
-Be independent and self-motivated
-Minimum one year of professional editing experience
-Hold an academic background or professional experience in medicine, engineering, or other biomedical or natural science
-Have an understanding of scientific writing and formatting conventions
-Be passionate about writing and editing

Conditions
-Freelance, part-time
-Pay rate: Negotiable (per-word rate)

Contact
Apply at our website: www.wordvice.com//career/editor/

To Apply:

https://wordvice.com/career/editor/

wordviceus@gmail.com

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