RELX Group Copy Editor, Cell Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Copy Editor, Cell Press
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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 bachelor’s level degree.
Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on ClinicalKey to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or firstname.lastname@example.org.