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  • Freelance Copyeditor, STEM

    Location US
    Job ID
    2018-1229
    Division
    Content and Media Solutions
    Category
    Publishing
  • Overview

    Apex CoVantage is looking for freelance copyeditors to perform line editing on academic nonfiction STEM books.  Expertise in these fields is required, and successful candidates will be familiar with the formality and conventions of academic writing.

     

    Qualified candidates will have a mastery of the English language and be comfortable with the conventions of various editorial styles (e.g., Chicago, APA, MLA), will strictly honor deadlines and schedules, and must pass a short copyediting test. 

     

    Depending on the project’s budget and complexity, our freelance copyeditors earn, on average, $1.60/page.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with STEM background required
    • Working knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style, the American Psychological Association Publication Manual, and other major style guides
    • Extensive written and verbal communication skills
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word
    • Experience working in an academic publishing environment and bilingual a plus


    To Apply

     

    Please provide a resume and cover letter briefly summarizing your education level, the editorial style(s) you are most experienced with, and the type of books you have edited.

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