Copy Editor, Scientific American (FT, NYC)

Job Title:
Copy Editor, Scientific American (Nature Publishing Group)

Full time, New York, NY

Job Description:
Scientific American seeks a copy editor to work on monthly issues of Scientific American, bimonthly issues of Scientific American Mind and other editorial products. Knowledge of grammar and punctuation and ability to adhere to house style required.
Responsibilities include fact-checking using materials supplied by authors as well as conducting research using online and other sources, implementing corrections into layouts, and proofreading copy and art.
Experience with InCopy a plus.

Professional and personal requirements:
– Skills and knowledge: experience with InCopy, Microsoft Word and Excel.
– Experience: proofreading, copyediting, fact-checking.
– Personal attributes: excellent verbal skills; ability to multitask under deadlines and work well in collaborative environments.

Bachelor’s degree (journalism, English or science preferred).
Fluency in a foreign language a plus.

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