Scientific Editors - Earth Sciences

Stallard Scientific Editing is seeking part-time (freelance) and full-time scientific editors in the following specialist fields: seismology, tectonics, structural geology, regional geology, economic geology, igneous and metamorphic geology, atmospheric science, meteorology, and climatology.

The work involves editing scientific manuscripts (written by non-native speakers) for consistency, correct grammar, correct use of English, and readability, without altering the scientific content or changing the author's meaning.

These positions are especially suitable for active researchers who wish to supplement their income with part-time editing work. You will be expected to edit papers within your technical field, combining your specialist knowledge with an excellent command of written scientific English. A full-time workload may become available for a suitable applicant with a background in hard-rock or regional geology.

In your cover letter, please include a list of the specialist fields in which you are comfortable editing, and state how you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • PhD and publication record in any of the fields listed above
  • Native English speaker
  • Experience in editing scientific manuscripts

Country of residence is not important because all files are transferred via the Internet.

For further details, see http://www.stallardediting.com/employment.php.

posted: 31 August 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.