Copy Editor-Production Team

  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere

Job description
JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science video solutions with the mission to improve scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators and students at thousands of universities, colleges, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching and learning. Our institutional clients comprise over 1,000 universities, colleges, and biopharma companies, including such leaders as Harvard, MIT, Yale, and Stanford. As a rapidly growing company, with offices in the USA, UK, Australia, and India servicing clients in over 60 countries, we are seeking talented and ambitious individuals to join our company.

The copy editor position at the Journal of Visualized Experiments ensures that content is grammatically correct and adheres to the JoVE style. Individuals in this position have an undergraduate degree in a science discipline, possess strong English language skills; familiarity with scientific publishing is a plus. They will copy edit lesson content such as scripts and web page text during the production process to ensure grammatical and style accuracy.

We are looking for an experienced copy editor to join our team and edit the text for online lessons. This position is for science enthusiasts who would love to be a part of a team to create engaging scientific content. The copy editor will work with various teams of writers and editors across science disciplines. The scientific content will be focused on material for lessons aimed at undergraduate science courses.

Responsibilities

  • Editing and proofing of transcripts, web pages, and video projects for grammar, punctuation, and product-specific style (science content for undergraduate level courses).
  • Perform quality checks of transcripts, web texts, quizzes, and video projects.
  • Contribute to the management of various files associated with lesson production.
  • Communicate with project managers about timely completion of tasks and projects

Requirements:-

  • Must demonstrate high-level US-English language proficiency with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, as well as Google Drive, Sheets, and Docs.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, the ability to prioritize among several tasks, and strong follow-up skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • BS/BA degree in Science or related field preferred.
  • Copy editing/proofreading experience with medical or scientific publications is a plus

 

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