RELX Group Copy Editor, Cell Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Copy Editor, Cell Press
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Basic Job Function
Cell Press, an imprint of Elsevier, currently seeks a copyeditor to work within our Cambridge-based production team. Our copyeditors edit scientific research articles prior to publication. Although scientific literacy is helpful, copyeditors are not expected to have a scientific background. Topics include genetics, molecular biology, cellular and developmental biology, neuroscience, and immunology. A large component of the work involves electronic editing of text for accuracy, mechanics, and journal style.
Our perfect candidate will pay close attention to detail, possess exceptional English language skills, and work well independently in a deadline-oriented environment. A degree in English/Journalism or life science is preferred; 1-2 years of related experience a plus. Computer literacy required. The preferred level of education for this position is a bachelors level degree.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.
Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.
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