Scientific Copy Editor:
Do you have a passion for the English language and the ability to comprehend new scientific concepts and ideas? Spandidos Publications are currently searching for a Scientific Copy Editor to join their expanding London-based team. The role will consist of copy-editing technical manuscripts to a high standard and in a timely fashion, in order to obtain clarity and maintain consistency with the in-house journal style. Candidates will be required to oversee the journal production process, including the set-up, proofreading and administration of articles, and also liaise with authors, academic editors and all members of the production team. Therefore, strong interpersonal skills and the flexibility to adapt to any task are a necessity.
Candidates must have a degree in the biological sciences and possess a high level of written English. The position requires meticulous attention to detail and strong computer skills, with knowledge of Mac OS preferred. Although prior scientific copy-editing experience is preferred, this is not essential, as training will be provided to any suitable candidate.
This is a full-time position with a friendly and established company that publishes high-quality scientific articles both online and in print. Benefits include a competitive starting salary, with scope for increase based on performance, and the opportunity for further career advancement.
Please send your CV and a cover letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference (SP/SCE1/SP) by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spandidos Publications offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, 35 hour working week, flexible working from home, contributory pension scheme, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, weekly fresh fruits, an employee support programme and season ticket loan depending on conditions.
Spandidos Publications is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.