Scientific Edithors in Earth Sciences Needed

International (online)    August 19, 2021

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Stallard Scientific Editing is seeking part-time (freelance) and full-time scientific editors in the  fields of: 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 is available for suitable applicants 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:

Essential criteria

A postgraduate or professional degree

Excellent command of English grammar and the peculiarities of scientific English

Experience in editing academic manuscripts, preferably for researchers with English as a second language

Knowledge of journal styles and the publication process

Broadband internet access

Attention to detail

Ability to meet deadlines

Desired Criteria

 PhD and further experience in teaching, research, or industry

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

If you are interested in working for Stallard Scientific Editing, please email us  your CV and a covering letter that explains how you meet the criteria listed below to (

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   August 19, 2021