Academic Research Editor Job

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Job Title: Academic Research Editor,

Industry: Research and Development,

Location: Nairobi,

Salary: competitive,

Impact center for Research International (ICRI) is a capacity building, research and consulting company in multiple areas. We focus on delivering quality services to our clients and development partners through research-based solution models in a range of areas. We undertake market research, feasibility studies, baseline surveys, impact assessment studies and solution modeling, Monitoring and Evaluation and effective communication services in a range of disciplines. ICRI is currently looking for focused, dedicated and highly qualified individuals to provide editing services for our clients. 

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Editing manuscripts for English and scientific soundness to meet publication standards of international journals.
  • Improve the readability and flow of ideas in manuscripts and provide constructive comments on areas that need further improvement by the author .
  • Read, re-write and paraphrase manuscripts with high percentage of plagiarized content so that it meets the percentage required for publication.
  • Read, edit, and  recast  sentences that are poorly structured so that they are not only correct grammatically but also understandable scientifically. 
  • Ensure manuscripts are properly formatted and conform to basic structural standards of publishable articles.
  • Work with the author through feedback channels to ensure manuscript meet the publication’s style and editorial policy.
  • Maintain good working relationships with authors and other key staff such as production, editorial assistants, proofreaders, graphics artists, and marketing personnel.
  • Be available to recheck your previously edited manuscripts to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Attend scheduled online training meetings and capacity building programs.
  • Adhere to deadlines for assignments given.

Qualifications of Ideal Candidates

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Natural, Biomedical, medical and Life Sciences. 
  • Shortlisted Candidates will be required to provide evidence of research experience such as peer reviewed and published papers.
  • Those currently pursuing a master’s degree must have at least finished drafting the thesis and show evidence of preparing a manuscript if shortlisted.
  • Good mastery of English language and knowledge in writing scientific manuscripts and the art of scientific communication.
  • Self-motivated, dedicated and disciplined individuals with keen attention to details.
  • You should possess high level critical thinking skills and able to identify logic gaps and plug them
  • Ideal candidates should be available to work at least 6-8 hours per day

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send CV (Not exceeding 3pages) to  [email protected]  and copy to  [email protected] with   the subject ( Academic Research Editor ) on or before 3 rd June 2022. 

Or 

Address their application to:

The director,

Impact center for research International, 

P.O Box P.O Box 6406-00100, 

Nairobi

 

 

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