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Freelance Academic Editor (Currently seeking experts in Bio, Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, and E


  • Wordvice
  • 11/17/20
  • United Kingdom
  • Per-word rate / Monthly
  • Contractor
Job 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 authors 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.
Freedom and Flexibility
Our freelance editors can work from any location with access to stable Internet and Microsoft Word and they are free to designate their own availability and maximum daily workload. Compensation is based on document word count and the turnaround time specified by clients, and editors receive payment with invoice on a monthly basis.

Ongoing Instruction and Feedback
Wordvice is constantly expanding its institutional clientele, and thus it is essential to train and calibrate the work of our editors to meet the needs of these clients and ensure quality standards. Even for those with limited experience working with ESL clients, our Editor Tutorials and QA Report System keep editors up to date about their progress and provide tips to ensure optimal results with clients. Editors who perform well and receive positive reviews can receive additional allocated work orders, often in their academic field of expertise.

Efficient Ordering System
Our automated order-processing system handles clients orders smoothly and optimizes efficiency for users on both ends. We allocate our clients documents to our editors based on their specific qualifications. Editors are able to interact directly with clients to resolve any issues and answer any questions that might arise while editing is underway.

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)

Hiring Procedure
-Submit application and resume [Review Process] Complete editing sample [Evaluation of Sample Edit] Notification of results by email
-Press [Apply Now] to apply

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

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