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The Case Research Centre is seeking a Senior Editor & Writer to edit complex manuscripts in the area of management sciences for style, grammar, and accuracy under the supervision of senior members of the department. The individual will create and edit online and offline content as required, query authors and communicate with them as necessary and appropriate at various stages during the editorial process; review proofs returned from authors; check typesetting and formatting; and enter corrections in PDF proofs using Adobe Acrobat annotation tools. The individual will also check and approve final articles to be printed and posted online. The individual will also be involved in creating content for the departmental website and newsletter.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Copyedit and proof academic articles and case studies on a tight production schedule.
  • Guide manuscripts through all production stages from electronic translation through publication.
  • Guide manuscripts through the peer-review process.
  • Identify and tactfully solve unique editorial situations with authors, journal office staff, and/or supervisors.
  • Review author proofs and approve final files for publication.
  • Communicate extensively with authors, faculty members, and colleagues, including production staff.
  • Create content for the departmental research newsletter and scholarship report.

  Skills: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and to interact confidently but flexibly with authors required.
  • Ability to work cordially with colleagues at all levels required.
  • Ability to concentrate and attend to a highly detail-oriented task required.
  • Ability to focus, despite distractions in environment, required.
  • Ability to work on multiple jobs simultaneously, involving manuscripts for different journals, with different styles and procedures.
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with authors, editors, and people in other departments required.
  • Willingness to take direction required.
  • Willingness to take responsibility for meeting deadlines required.

Job Details

Industry:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Masters or a 4 years undergraduate degree from a renowned institution
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (A minimum of three years of prior publishing experience in copyediting or proofreading required, preferably in research centres, publishing houses, and/or higher education institutes rather than in newspapers or magazines.)
Apply Before:
Mar 20, 2019
Posting Date:
Feb 13, 2019
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LUMS-Lahore University of Management Sciences

Education/Training · 301-600 employees - Lahore

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