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Posted February 1, 2024

Science Copyeditors needed – Physical Science Research Journals – MPS Limited

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Description:

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.

Minimum Qualifications
• 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

Desirable Qualifications
• 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 copyedit-us@mpslimited.com, and include your specific fields of scientific experience/expertise, and how you heard about this position.

To Apply:

copyedit-us@mpslimited.com

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