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Editor (Scientific Writer)
Ref No.: 17-92713
Location: Carlsbad, California
Start Date: 12/14/2017
DESCRIPTION:
 
Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position

Job Title: Technical Copy Editor / QC Editor (Scientific Writer)
Job ID: TMO-REQ-000505
Location: 5781 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, California 92008
Duration: 11 months Contract + possible extension

Duties:
Perform QC editing on technical pieces, including spec sheets, app notes, video scripts, brochures, etc. during high-volume times and to cover vacation schedules. The individual will be expected to be available to work daytimes on relatively short notice, approx. 15-20 hours/week, although the week-to-week schedule will vary. Initial training will be on-site at Carlsbad office, with the possibility of working remote after that time depending upon workload and capabilities exhibited. Local candidates only.
Skills
· Generally requires three to five years of scientific writing experience, preferably in the biotech field.
· Proficient to thorough understanding of scientific and technical content.
· Exceptional copy editing and proofreading skills.
· Keen attention to detail, high regard for quality, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Sophisticated knowledge of English usage (grammar, spelling, punctuation, language usage, and audience sensitivity), as well as The Chicago Manual of Style and the CSE Manual.
· Ability to edit content so that it is accurate, clear, concise, and meets the needs of the target audience.
· Can effectively adapt structure, tone, and style to meet objectives, and apply house style guidelines.
· Ability to work on multiple short- and long-term projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
· Strong relationship management, project management, and critical thinking skills.

Education:
Minimum requirement is a Master's degree in the life sciences. PhD preferred.

Please apply on our company website (www.artechinfo.com) with reference to job ID, or contact me at Pradeep.V@artechinfo.com / 973.507.7539
 
Pradeep
Team Lead – Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.507.7539 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email:
Pradeep.V@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com
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