Copy Editor

American Physiological Society (APS)
Bethesda, Maryland
Feb 21, 2018
Mar 28, 2018
Full Time

The American Physiological Society (APS), a non-profit scientific member society, is seeking a Copy Editor responsible for assessing and editing accepted manuscripts; checking various stages of proofs for publication in monthly journal; improving the accuracy, readability, and general completeness of all of the Society’s peer-reviewed scientific articles prior to publication.  Key responsibilities are as follows: 

  • Prepares manuscripts for publications
  • Copyedits manuscripts (all elements, including text, tables, equations, figure text) for grammar, punctuation, spelling, syntax, clarity, and metadata coding as well as conformity to APS style and format guidelines
  • Reviews various stages of proofs of articles, ensuring that author changes/corrections are appropriate and consistent with style and are accurately reflected in corrected proof
  • Ensures that all jobs entered into production contain all elements, to specification, that are required for copyediting
  • Processes and records correspondence regarding each article

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in English/science or Journalism
  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of APS style
  • Knowledge of English grammar and punctuation
  • Knowledge of life sciences
  • Strong organizational and computer skills

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