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

Company: Common Ground Research Networks – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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Edit Journals and Books for Common Ground Research Networks

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.


  • Employer: Common Ground Research Networks | Salary: | Job Type: | Category: | Job source: | Job expires in 18 days or sooner.


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