Part-Time Scientific Editor

eWorld Editing — Company based in Eugene, OR

via Remotely Awesome Jobs
Since 2003, eWorld Editing has specialized in editing scientific and technical documents written by researchers who do not speak English as their first language. Primarily these manuscripts focus on medicine, engineering, and the natural sciences.

We are currently looking to add to our network of skilled graduate, post-graduate, and professional editors. 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 workload is flexible and involves 5-30 hours per week, depending on your schedule.

Required Qualifications: 
  • A Master’s degree or higher in engineering, physics, medicine, or biology is preferred. Applicants with some graduate work and a strong publication history may be considered;
  • English must be your first language (no exceptions);
  • Excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines;
  • A strong academic record;
  • Familiarity with the writing style of peer-reviewed journals;
  • Experience working with non-native speakers of English is helpful, but not required.
This position is convenient, with flexible hours, and is an excellent source of part-time income for the right person. 

Company

We are a small, close-knit Oregon company that helps get groundbreaking research by scientists in East Asia published in high-impact journals. We feel strongly that speaking English as a second language should not be a barrier to scientific breakthroughs and the spread of knowledge.

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume/CV, a scientific or technical writing sample (~500 words; excerpts from longer documents are acceptable), and a short cover letter detailing your interest in the position to: information@eworldediting.com.