Remote Copyeditors Needed - MPS North America LLC is currently recruiting experienced copyeditors with science backgrounds (at least a bachelor of science degree in a scientific discipline). Our current need is for Physical Sciences copyeditors, though editors from all scientific backgrounds may apply. MPS is an international leader in editorial and publishing services, managing a talented group of freelancers copyediting peer-reviewed journal articles to style for major STEM journal publishers. NOTE: Prior copyediting experience and a BS or higher science degree is REQUIRED to apply for this position.
• BS degree or higher in scientific disciplines such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Ecology, Botany, Agronomy, Soil Science, Biology, Medicine, and any other natural/physical science
• Prior research journal copyediting experience (REQUIRED)
• Fluent English speakers with exceptional grasp of style, grammar, and language skills
• Expertise in scientific style guides (AMA, ACS, etc)
• Computer literate
• Superb attention to detail
• Additional copyediting experience / qualifications
• Experience editing in web-based editing platforms
• Postgraduate scientific qualifications
Candidates must complete and pass a challenging copyediting test. Successful applicants will receive subsequent software and style training. Please email your resume/CV to email@example.com, and include your specific fields of scientific experience/expertise, and how you heard about this position.