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Academic Research Editor


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Location:
Mumbai, MH
Date:
17-11-2016
Job Code:
58268083
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Academic editing is a rapidly progressing field that involves collaboration between subject matter knowledge with a ready passion to perfect English language to ensure that the desired message is delivered in clear and crisp language, devoid of any jargon. If you wish to sharpen your English language editing skills and learn more about the dynamics of language in disciplines ranging from macroeconomics to game theory, finance to accounting, and risk management to marketing, this is the job for you.Calling all postgraduate candidates who are passionately inclined towards English editing as a profession and making a future in the dynamic and constantly progressing publishing industry. We offer deserving candidates a platform to learn the know-how of scholarly publishing, edit academic papers across varied topics and work in a multi-cultural environment with people from diverse nations such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Germany, Brazil and Turkey and diverse fields including medicine, biotechnology, economics and engineering.We offer you a platform that boasts an excellent brand name, top-notch visibility in the academic publishing industry, and an opportunity to learn as you work and grow with us professionally.Come, be part of an organization that believes in constant employee engagement, professional growth, and superlative appreciation for the deserving candidates.We are currently hiring.KEY RESPONSIBILITYEdit and double check manuscripts to ensure an error-free output in order to meet international standards of publicationDESIGNATIONAcademic Research EditorSKILLS REQUIREDGood subject area knowledge and the ability and curiosity to delve deeper into concepts across the fields of economics and business administration. Excellent English language skills and grammar concepts, and the ability to identify and rectify punctuation errors.Candidates with prior editorial experience will be preferred.OBJECTIVEAn error-free publication to meet international standards of publication and catering to the defined target audience the author(s), the publisher, and the readers.The editor acts as the authors second pair of eyes, rectifying punctuation errors and document-specific inconsistencies; loopholes or infelicities of grammar, usage, and syntax; and errors or inconsistencies in content. The purpose is to provide a document devoid of any language and grammar errors that put the meaning across in lucid language.If you like alliterative mnemonic devices, you can conceive of an editor s chief concerns as comprising the 4 Cs --clarity, coherency, consistency, and correctness in service of the Cardinal C communication.SUBJECT AREASEconomicsFinanceAccountingBusiness AdministrationCommerceManagementMarketingStatisticsOperationsDESIRED CANDIDATE PROFILEBASIC REQUIREMENTS PhD/Postgraduate and above degree in any one or more of the above subject areasPassion and curiosity to edit English academic papers Effective editing, writing, and communication skillsExtreme attention to detail and readiness to learn constantly Ability to mentor junior editorsEffective time management skills Dedicated client focus with the aim to deliver impeccable quality on timeADDED ADVANTAGESPublished scholarly papers in academic journalsAbility to follow a publications guidelines (style manual, handbook, etc.)Good online search and information verification skillsInterested in the discipline of humanitiesPassionate about learning while working with languagePrior editing experienceAbility to take on responsibilities beyond defined roleKnowledge of the STM industry
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 2-5

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