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May 6, 2017
Freelance Work
Edit Journals and Books for Common Ground Research Networks

Company: Common Ground Research Networks – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: Anywhere

Edit Journals and Books for Common Ground Research Networks
Short Job summary: Freelance Copy Editors are needed to edit books and journals for Common Ground Research Networks. Candidates will be correcting mistakes in spelling and grammar, as well as improving style and readability of content.

Job Description:

Common Ground Research Networks is seeking to hire freelance editors to edit journal articles as needed.

The duties of this position include:

  • Correcting spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors in the full article, abstract, and author biographies
  • Revising articles for clarity, readability, logic, awkward word choice, and phrasing
  • Checking and correcting typos and formatting inconsistencies
  • Confirming the use of British or American English
  • Changing references to confirm proper use of the sixteenth edition of the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Checking that in-text citations are included in the reference list
  • Indicating if a citation in the reference list does not appear in-text
  • Verifying the correct year of in-text citations to the corresponding references
  • Verifying the correct/consistent spelling of names for in-text citations and the corresponding references
  • Returning an article in fourteen to twenty-one business days

Interested applicants must be proficient in the notes and bibliography and author-date citation systems of the Chicago Manual of Style. Applicants must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet projected deadlines. Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English or a related field and with previous editing experience. Applicants should be prepared to take a proofreading test that covers grammar and knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style. Common Ground is also interested in hiring freelance editors to edit book manuscripts as needed.

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