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eWorld Editing, Eugene, OR: Part-Time/Freelance Scientific Editor Position

(posted 2017-10-18)


eWorld Editing is currently seeking skilled editors to revise scientific research written in English by researchers for whom English is a second language. All editing is done in Microsoft Word and can be performed at a time and place of your choosing, as long as deadlines are met. The work is flexible and can be anywhere from 5-20 hours per week, depending on your schedule and our needs.

Qualifications:
- A Master’s degree or PhD in science or engineering is preferred, although candidates with a Bachelor's degree and a strong publication history may be considered;
- A background in molecular/cell biology, genetics, chemical, mechanical, electrical, or biomedical engineering, material sciences, physics, or medicine is highly desirable;
- English must be your first language;
- Excellent writing skills;
- Strong attention to detail;
- Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines;
- A strong academic record;
- Familiarity with the style of writing in peer-reviewed journals;
- Experience working with non-native speakers of English is preferred, but not required.

This position is convenient, with flexible hours, and is an excellent source of part-time income for the right person. To apply, please send your resume/CV, a writing sample (<500 words), and a short cover letter detailing your interest in the position and your relevant qualifications to: eworldeditinghr@gmail.com.